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Exile Tibetans celebrate Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday

Tibet Sun/Lobsang Wangyal

Thousands of exile Tibetans and supporters gathered at the Tsuglakhang temple in McLeod Ganj to celebrate the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday with songs, sweets and smiles.

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