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ASSOCIATED PRESS Celebrants prepare to recess during the funeral for former NBA basketball player Manute Bol at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1996 photo, Keba Phipps, left, former player of the US volleyball Olympic team, and Manute Bol, of Sudan, who played in NBA as center with Philadelphia 76ers, on the catwalk for Chiara Boni, at the unveiling of her collection for the Spring-Summer 1997 in Milan.

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FILE - In this June 9, 2010 photo, former NBA basketball star Manute Bol poses for a photograph at the Sunrise Sudan headquarters in Lenexa, Kan. Bol has died at a Virginia hospital, where he was being treated for severe kidney trouble and a painful skin condition according to an associate of Bol's. Sudan Sunrise executive director Tom Prichard says in an e-mail that Bol died Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville. The 47-year-old Bol played 10 seasons in the NBA and later founded Sudan Sunrise, a humanitarian group based in Lenexa, Kan., that promotes reconciliation in Sudan. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)