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In pictures: Canada says goodbye to Stompin' Tom at memorial

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Stompin' Tom's hat, guitar and stomping board lie against his casket at his memorial event Wednesday in Peterborough, Ont.

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The casket bearing Stompin’ Tom Connors is brought onto the stage at the Peterborough Memorial Centre as friends and fans gather to to celebrate his life.

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Lena Connors carries Stompin' Tom's hat on stage at his memorial Wednesday.

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Lena Connors carries the trademark black cowboy hat worn by her husband Stompin’ Tom Connors as friends and fans celebrate his life.

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Lena Connors waves to the crowd after placing the black hat worn by her husband Stompin’ Tom Connors onto his casket.

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Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General, speaks at the memorial for Stompin’ Tom Connors.

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Dave Gunning, second from left, and J.P. Cormier, purple shirt, perform during the memorial.

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Stompin' Tom Connors' hat lies on his casket

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