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And She Waved: Festive Pageant Caps Queen's Platinum Jubilee

People gather for a ‘Big Lunch’ street party on the Long Walk near Windsor castle, during Platinum Jubilee celebrations. on June 5.

People gather for a ‘Big Lunch’ street party on the Long Walk near Windsor castle, during Platinum Jubilee celebrations. on June 5.

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London (AP) -- In a crowning moment for her Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II waved at tens of thousands of adoring crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Sunday, delighting fans who had hoped to catch a glimpse of her during the final day of festivities marking the monarch’s 70 years on the throne.