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WJLA, October 20, 2011

PHOTOS: Moammar Gadhafi's life in pictures

Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday.

In this 1969 file photo, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, right, salutes as he appears with Egypt's President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in Suez, Egypt.