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STORY: Hundreds of Thai mourners, nurses and medical officials joined in a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to late king Bhumibol Adulyadej on Wednesday (November 30).
The candlelight vigil is one of the many that have taken place throughout Bangkok and across the country since the late king had passed away on Oct. 13.
The event on Wednesday was observed with 89 seconds of silence and was followed by people singing songs, including the King’s Anthem.
The silence was 89 seconds long as it is the age King Bhumibol would have turned on December 5 and is a special number as it ends in 9.
Many of the mourners said they still feel a big loss even after almost 50 days since his death.
“For the past 70 years of his reign, people of both young and…