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In Photos: Mayor Rob Ford's time in office

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Mayor-elect Rob Ford celebrates his election victory at the Toronto Congress Centre with his mother, Diane, left, and and his wife, Renata, Oct. 25, 2010.

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With the curved towers and council chamber of City Hall in the background, Mayor Rob Ford poses for his portrait at Nathan Phillip Square on Dec 21, 2010.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford during his first day on the new job at City Hall .

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Mayor Rob Ford with his special guest, hockey commentator Don Cherry, as the new mayor was officially sworn in, Dec. 7, 2010.

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Mayor Rob Ford attends a committee meeting Nov. 5, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford in council chambers March 5, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford performs a cameo role in a performance of the Nutcracker, Dec. 10, 2011.

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Mayor Rob Ford wears a Toronto Argonauts jersey before the 100th Grey Cup on Nov. 25, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford in A Toronto maple Leafs jersey, Jan. 20, 2012.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford waves the Pan American Games flag during the closing ceremony of the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara Oct. 30, 2011.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speak at Toronto Police Services 43 Division in Scarborough July 24, 2012, a week after a mass shooting killed two people and injured more than 20 just blocks away.

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Mayor Rob Ford pays his respects at NDP Leader Jack Layton's casket in City Hall, Aug. 25, 2011.

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Mayor Rob Ford has made clear his preference for subways over surface transportation.

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Mayor Rob Ford preference to drive himself and led to some embarrassment, such as when he was caught reading behind the wheel on the Gardiner Expressway.

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Although Toronto Mayor Rob Ford did not attend the Pride Parade on July 3, 2011, many people brought masks of his face to the festivities.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford attends the flag-raising ceremony for Pride Week outside City Hall on May 17, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford dances at the kickoff to the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival at Nathan Phillips Square on July 12, 2011.

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Mayor Rob Ford called police after he was ambushed on his driveway by comedian Mary Walsh from the television show This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

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Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters about confronting a Toronto Star reporter on public land behind his house, May 03, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford laughs during a year-end interview with The Globe and Mail in his office on Dec. 20, 2011.

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Mayor Rob Ford takes a closer look at the weigh scale at the start of his very public and unsuccessful attempt to lose weight, Jan. 16, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford celebrates with his Don Bosco Eagles football players after winning a Metro Bowl qualifier on Nov. 15, 2012.

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Mayor Rob Ford leaves a University Avenue court during a $6-million libel lawsuit trial.

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