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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 October 1969 file photo, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, left, appears with Egypt's President Gamal Abdel Nasser, right, during his first official visit to Egypt after a military coup in Libya.