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Photos: Crowds pack Toronto's airport for March Break travels

Travellers began their March Break vacations at the airport, lining up for plane tickets

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Crowds gather at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on the morning of Friday, March 8, 2013, as travellers queued up to board planes heading to March Break destinations.

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Susan Silva, a guest service ambassador with airline WestJet, directs people to the appropriate line at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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Karen Taylor and her daughter Madelyn Edmunds, 8, in the green, from Peterborough, get their boarding passes for their trip to Mexico in Terminal 3 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Travellers crowded into cues to board planes heading yo March break destinations, to basque in the sun, or ski the slopes.

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Many possible spring break destinations are visible on a traveller's suitcase at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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A man holds on to his surf board while in line at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Crowds queued up to board planes heading to March Break destinations, hoping to bask in the sun or hit the slopes.

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Two children wheel toward the security gate with their mother at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Crowds queued up to board planes heading to March Break destinations, hoping to bask in the sun or hit the slopes.

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A child with her suitcase on wheels races to keep up with her mother as they walk through Terminal 3 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Travellers queued up to board planes heading to March Break destinations, Friday, March 8, 2013.

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A sleepy Keiran Ross, 8, waits in line with his sister, Isabella, 4, at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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Mina and Mike Ladisa try to lighten the load in their Elvis-themed luggage at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. The couple is heading to the Dominican Republic for March Break.

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Some travellers laugh while waiting in line at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Travellers lined up to board planes heading to March Break destinations.

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Susan Silva, A Guest Service Ambassador with WestJet, directs people to the appropriate line at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Travellers crowded into cues to board planes heading yo March break destinations, to basque in the sun, or ski the slopes.

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Vivienne Gornall's summer hat, that she bought on a previous trip down south, sits on the handle of her luggage while she and her husband Doug Gornall, from Big Island Prince Edward County, Ontario get their baggage tags in Terminal 3 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Travellers crowded into cues to board planes heading to March break destinations, to basque in the sun, or ski the slopes.

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A family of four spreads out as they walk toward the ticket counters at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, March 8, 2013. Crowds queued up to board planes heading to March Break destinations, hoping to bask in the sun or hit the slopes.

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