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Remembering Linkin Park's Chester Bennington In Pictures

The Linkin Park singer died on Thursday of an apparent suicide.

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Bennington chats with Alan Garcia, 9 (left), and Chris Ireland, 16 (right), before a benefit concert at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, organized by a group of seventh-grade students from Mirman Middle School.

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Cpl. Casey Reefer and Cpl. Oscar Castaneda of the US Marines pose for a picture with Bennington on Dec. 5, 2003. The Marines were invited to meet the band backstage, minutes before Linkin Park were due to perform.

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Bennington talks to a young Thai girl on Feb. 2, 2005. The girl lost her mother in the tsunami on Thailand's Kamala Beach on Dec. 26, 2004. Linkin Park donated $100,000 as part of an effort to help survivors.

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Linkin Park singers Bennington and Mike Shinoda rehearse for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York on Sept. 2, 2001.

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The former members of the Doors, Ray Manzarek (left) and Robby Krieger (right), are joined by Bennington as they perform at an event celebrating 40 years of the Doors' legacy at the Whisky a Go Go club in Los Angeles on Nov. 8, 2006.

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Bennington and his wife are caught on camera before taking off on a ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California on May 11, 2006.



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