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Solemn ceremonies mark the Titanic disaster

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Tara Plumley, general manager of the Titanic Memorial Cruise, comforts Helena Beaumont-Jones of Airlie Beach, Australia, in front of three wreaths for the Titanic's victims on Saturday.

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Helena Beaumont-Jones of Airlie Beach, Australia, watches the passing sea at sunset on the Titanic Memorial Cruise in the Western Atlantic on Saturday.

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Helen Edwards, 62, of Silver Spring, Md., reflects on the deck of the MS Balmoral Titanic on Saturday as it approaches the wreck site of the Titanic.

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Passengers in period costume gather for a group picture on the Titanic Memorial Cruise on Saturday.

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Women hold candles during a Titanic commemoration service at St. Ann's Cathedral in Belfast on Saturday.

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Rob Cassidy listens to interpretive presentations in Halifax Saturday at the Grand Parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

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A large crowd gathered for the presentations in Halifax to mark the centennial of the Titanic disaster.

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Some audience members had electric candles at Saturday's Titanic presentation in Halifax.

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A horse-drawn carriage with priod-style casket and pallbearers leads the memorial procession for the Titanic victims in Halifax on Saturday night.

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