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  • The Dalai Lama greets well wishers after addressing a crowd gathered at the Stone Circles at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival in Britain, June 28, 2015.
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  • The Dalai Lama waves, as Britain's Prince Charles watches, after planting a tree in the garden of Clarence House in London, May 22, 2008.
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  • His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, addresses the audience after receiving an honorary degree at the University of British Columbia, April 19, 2004, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Professor Shirin Ebadi received honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Allan McEachern, Chancellor of the University of British Columbia in a special ceremony.
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  • Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama greets the audience during the inauguration of the 'Festival of Tibet,' March 12, 2000, in Bombay, India. The seven-day festival was held at two venues with several cultural programs.
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  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama poses with actor Richard Gere, right, Aug. 12, 1999, at the end of a press conference to discuss his visit to New York. The Dalai Lama has four days of teachings in New York culminating in a public talk in Central Park.
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  • Ethel Kennedy and the Dalai Lama, spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, applaud during the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award ceremonies at Georgetown University, Nov. 9, 1997, in Washington.
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  • The Dalai Lama leads a prayer ceremony at a public park in New Delhi, July 4, 1995. The first day of a three-day celebration marking the 60th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader.
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  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1979, right, meets with the Dalai Lama in Oxford, England, April 12, 1988. It was the first meeting between the two.
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  • Dalai Lama, head of the Tibetan people, is pictured in 1969 at an unknown location.
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  • The Dalai Lama, spiritual and temporal head of Tibet, and Indira Gandhi, daughter of India's Premier Jawaharlal Nehru, talk during a visit to Nehru's home in New Delhi, Sept. 4, 1959. It is the Dalai Lama's first visit to New Delhi since fleeing Tibet in March. He is living in exile at Birla House in Mussoorie, India.
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  • The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, who lives in exile in India and leads the non-violent campaign of opposition to Chinese rule in Tibet, is seen in this April 14, 1959, file photo.
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  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama, head of state and spiritual leader of the people of Tibet, second from right, is shown with his family in Delhi, India, in 1956. From left to right are, Dalai Lama's mother; his elder sister; eldest brother Thubten J. Norbu; elder brother; Gyalo Thondup, brother; Dalai Lama; his younger sister; and his youngest brother.
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  • The 17-year-old Dalai Lama of Tibet, whose country is being invaded by Chinese Communists, poses Nov. 2, 1950. The spiritual ruler sits above his crest, the thunderbolt insignias of his power and will be invested with full ruling power when he reaches 18 years of age.
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