Remembering Marquez

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A Colombian musician stands before an urn containing the ashes of late Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during a public viewing in the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. (Reuters Photo)

A Colombian musician stands before an urn containing the ashes of late Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during a public viewing in the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. (Reuters Photo)

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, right, stand next to the urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the Palace of Fine Arts.(AP Photo)

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, right, stand next to the urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the Palace of Fine Arts.(AP Photo)

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Yellow paper butterflies fall as Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto stands next to the urn containing the ashes of Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (AP Photo)

Yellow paper butterflies fall as Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto stands next to the urn containing the ashes of Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (AP Photo)

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A resident cries during a symbolic public funeral for Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in Aracataca. Colombia is due to hold a separate memorial on Tuesday. (Reuters Photo)

A resident cries during a symbolic public funeral for Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in Aracataca. Colombia is due to hold a separate memorial on Tuesday. (Reuters Photo)

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An accordionist looks at a box with messages to the late Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during a symbolic funeral ceremony in front of the house were he was born in Aracataca, his hometown. (AP Photo)

An accordionist looks at a box with messages to the late Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during a symbolic funeral ceremony in front of the house were he was born in Aracataca, his hometown. (AP Photo)

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Yellow roses brought by guests surround the urn containing Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's ashes during an homage to the author at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. (AP Photo)

Yellow roses brought by guests surround the urn containing Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's ashes during an homage to the author at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. (AP Photo)

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The wife of Colombian 1982 Literature Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mercedes Barcha (C) and their sons Gonzalo (L) and Rodrigo, stand next to the urn containing the writer's ashes, during a tribute. (AFP Photo)

The wife of Colombian 1982 Literature Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mercedes Barcha (C) and their sons Gonzalo (L) and Rodrigo, stand next to the urn containing the writer's ashes, during a tribute. (AFP Photo)

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