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Bruno Banani of Tonga starts a run during a training session for the men's singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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Bruno Banani of Tonga prepares to start a run during a training session for the men's singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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Ceremonial guards walk past the casket of Tonga's late King George Tupou V during his funeral procession in Nuku-alofa, Tonga, on March 27, 2012. (Associated Press/New Zealand Herald, Sarah Ivey)

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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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A native Maori warrior performs the haka - a traditional dance - at the welcoming. The All Blacks play Tonga in the opening game Friday.