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The funeral of Ariel Sharon

Updated 2:34 PM ET, Mon January 13, 2014
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Israeli leaders and foreign delegates attend the state memorial service for former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Monday, January 13, in Jerusalem. Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during the service. Sebastian Scheiner/AP
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert bows his head during the service. Bernat Armangue/AP
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, wearing glasses, stands to the left of Netanyahu; Netanyahu's wife, Sarah; and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Sebastian Scheiner/AP
Blair shakes hands with Sharon's sons Gilad, center, and Omri, left, during the service. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images
Sharon's casket is carried away from the memorial service outside the Knesset, Israel's parliament. Sebastian Scheiner/AP
Members of the Sharon family follow the Israeli honor guard carrying the casket. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images
Sharon's grandchildren stand in front of his grave during his funeral near Sycamore Farm, Sharon's residence in southern Israel. Baz Ratner/Pool/AP
Mourners place flowers at Sharon's grave at Sycamore Farm. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images