The queen’s queue: A portrait of our times

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Reuters

By Farouq Suleiman and Carlos Barria LONDON (Reuters) – The death of Queen Elizabeth has drawn people from across Britain and the world to queue through the streets of London to pay their respects – a melting pot of nationalities, religions, ages and backgrounds. Among the tens of thousands waiting more than 14 hours to file past the late monarch’s coffin on Friday were veterans who had sworn to give their lives in service to their queen and others who had grown up as children of former British colonies. They had come together to mark a moment in history – the passing of Britain’s longest reig…

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