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In pictures: Layton's last trip to the Hill

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August 25, 2011: NDP MP Olivia Chow and family members watch as the casket of her husband Jack Layton is loaded into a hearse on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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August 25, 2011: Members of the RMCP carry the casket of NDP leader Jack Layton to a waiting hearse on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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August 25, 2011: NDP MP Olivia Chow and family members watch as the casket of her husband Jack Layton is loaded into a hearse on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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August 25, 2011: Mourners gather on the front steps of Parliament Hill to bid farewell to NDP leader Jack Layton in Ottawa.

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August 25, 2011: NDP MP Olivia Chow and family members watch as the casket of her husband Jack Layton is loaded into a hearse on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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The casket carrying former NDP leader Jack Layton leaves the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel in the early morning hours in Toronto, destined to make the journey along the Highway of Heroes en route to Ottawa.

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Mr. Layton's family pays their respects as he lies in state on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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Accompanied by two police motorcycle escorts, the hearse carrying the body of Jack Layton heads east along the 401 near Brockville, Ont. as it makes its way to Ottawa.

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RCMP pallbearers carries the casket of NDP leader Jack Layton into Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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Olivia Chow, wife of NDP Leader Jack Layton, approaches her husband's coffin as his body lies in state in the foyer of the House of Commons.

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Members of the public line up on Parliament Hill to pay their respects to Mr. Layton.

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Governor-general David Johnston touches the casket of Mr. Layton on Parliament Hill in Ottawa as his wife Sharon looks on.

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NDP MP Thomas Mulcair is comforted by fellow MP Libby Davies next to the casket of NDP leader Jack Layton on Parliament Hill.

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MP Olivia Chow embrace former NDP leader Ed Broadbent next to the casket of NDP leader Jack Layton on Parliament Hill.

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Olivia Chow, wife of NDP Leader Jack Layton, along with stepdaughter Sarah Layton and stepson Mike Layton (left to right) acknowledge members of the public as they wait in line to pay their respects to her husband.

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Former leader of the NDP Ed Broadbent (R) and interim leader of the NDP Nycole Turmel pay their respects.

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A man leans over to kiss the casket of Mr. Layton.

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