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After 500 years, Richard III's bones yield their secret

A television image of King Richard III's skull is seen next to a portrait of him during a news conference in Leicester, central England February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A television image of King Richard III's skull is seen next to a portrait of him during a news conference in Leicester, central England February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A television image of King Richard III's skull is seen next to a portrait of him during a news conference in Leicester, central England February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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A painting of King Richard III by an unknown artist from the 16th Century is seen at the National Portrait Gallery in London in an August 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Neil Hall/Files

A painting of King Richard III by an unknown artist from the 16th Century is seen at the National Portrait Gallery in London in an August 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Neil Hall/Files

A painting of King Richard III by an unknown artist from the 16th Century is seen at the National Portrait Gallery in London in an August 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Neil Hall/Files
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