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In Photos: Fans celebrate Michael Schumacher's 45th birthday

Fans of the seven-time Formula One world champion stage several vigils as the German continues to fight for his life in a French hospital

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A fan takes a photo of souvenirs marking the 45th birthday of seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher outside the French hospital treating him.

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Candles marking the 45th birthday of seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher are placed outside his cart racing track, in the western city of Kerpen, Germany

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Ferrari fans from France, Italy and Germany display a giant Ferrari flag as they attend a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher in front of the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, France

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Kids celebrate with a placard the 45th birthday of seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Ferrari holds up a shirt in a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Ferrari fans from France, Italy and Germany arrive at a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Ferrari fans from France, Italy and Germany pose with flags as they attend a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Ferrari fans from France, Italy and Germany hold flags as they attend a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Philippe, a fan from Lyon, waves a flag as he attends a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher

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Visitors gather near a sculpture of Formula One great Michael Schumacher by sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik at a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India

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Michael Schumacher fans hold a giant banner to honor the Formula One Champion on his 45th birthday in front of the Grenoble hospital where the former seven-time Formula One champion is being treated.

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Schumacher fan caps, a fan T-shirt and a letter are attached on the fence at the Michael Schumacher Cart Center in his home town Kerpen, western Germany

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A cap with 'we pray for you' written upon it is placed on a fence outside Michael Schumacher's cart racing track in the western city of Kerpen, Germany

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