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** FILE ** Tongan King George Tupou V, who championed a more democratic system of government in his Pacific island nation, sits on the throne in Nuku'aloka, Tonga, in August 2008. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Glenn Jeffrey, File)
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** FILE ** Tongan King George Tupou V, who championed a more democratic system of government in his Pacific island nation, sits on the throne in Nuku'aloka, Tonga, in August 2008. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Glenn Jeffrey, File)

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