Remembering John McCain: A life in pictures

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LCdr. John S. McCain, USN, is shown in this undated photo lying injured in North Vietnam wearing an arm cast. He was a held prisoner during the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/CBS)

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John S. McCain III is escorted by Lt. Cmdr. Jay Coupe Jr., public relations officer, March 14, 1973, to Hanoi's Gia Lam Airport after the POW was released. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Former California Governor Ronald Reagan, actor Michael Landon and the governor's wife Nancy greet former POWs during a reunion party in Los Angeles May 28, 1978. (AP Photo/Brich)

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U.S. Navy Lt. Commander John S. McCain III, is greeted by South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Theiu, second from right, in Saigon, Nov. 1, 1974. (AP Photo/Neal Ulevich)

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U.S. Navy Commander John S. McCain 3rd, a guest of the South Vietnamese government, visits the Holt orphanage in Saigon, Vietnam, on Oct. 30, 1974. (AP Photo/Dang Van Phuoc)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., holds up an article from the Washington Times on Capitol Hill, June 24, 1992, during a hearing of the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

(John Duricka)

U.S. Rep. John McCain III, R-Ariz., holds a photo of a marker in Hanoi at Truc Bach Lake where he parachuted after being shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/Jim Bourdier)

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This photo released by Hanoi's Vietnam News Agency shows Lt. Commander John S. McCain III as a prisoner of war in 1967. (AP Photo)

John McCain, left, stands in military dress uniform next to his father, John S. McCain, Jr., in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and San Diego Veteran of the year Marine David Dickey stand together during a campaign stop May 28, 2012 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

(Mary Altaffer)

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), chairman of the Senate Select Committee on POW-MIA Affairs, left, gives Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a member of the committee, his pilot's helmet on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 2, 1992. (AP Photo/U.S. Senate)

In this May 25, 1973 photo, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John McCain is greeted by President Richard Nixon in Washington after McCain's release from a prisoner of war camp in North Vietnam. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges, File)

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In this Jan. 30, 2000 photo, confetti falls on Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and his wife Cindy at the end of their 114th New Hampshire town hall meeting in Peterborough, N.H. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

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In this July 14, 1961 photo, U.S. Navy Lt. John S. McCain III, left, and his parents, Rear Adm. John S. McCain Jr. and Roberta Wright McCain, stand in front of a plaque with an image of his grandfather, Adm. John S. McCain. (AP Photo/File)

In this Nov. 4, 2001 photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., waves to the crowd prior to Game 7 of the World Series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

(John Bazemore)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from Chair of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees, former Vice President Joe Biden, in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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In this Sept. 12, 2000 photo, recovering from skin cancer surgery, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, talks with Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson, R-Tex, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)

(Dennis Cook)

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. greets Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Sen. John McCain clowns around on the podium during sound check the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. Larry Spencer stand for photographs as they honor Retired U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt., John R. Pedevillano, 93, in Washington, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Carolyn Kaster)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves the Senate chamber after final votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., gets on an elevator after being on the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Republican presidential candidate John McCain and his wife Cindy pose with their children in this undated photo. Children are, from left: Meghan, 14; Bridget, 8; Jimmy, 11; and Jack, 13. Bridget was adopted from an orphanage in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

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Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, left, poses with fellow former prisoner of war, David J. Rollins, of Escondido, Calif., after a breakfast meeting with veterans in Riverside, Calif., Monday, Aug 23, 1999. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Standing in front of a picture of himself taken from a squaderon group photo on the USS Enterprise in the early 1960's, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain campaigns in Ossipee, N.H., Saturday, July 24, 1999. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks at a rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Monday, Nov. 3, 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster))

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President-elect Barack Obama, right, meets with Sen John McCain, R-Ariz., Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Obama's transition office in downtown Chicago. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., waits as he is introduced to speak at a rally in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and Samuel "Joe The Plumber" Wurzelbacher share the stage during a rally at Mentor High School in Mentor, Ohio, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. reacts to the crowd following his presidential debate against Democratic candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., at Hofstra University, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., listens during a presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., accompanied by his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, speaks during a rally for business leaders, Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

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U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., smiles after touring the Wren House Brewery, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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In this Jan. 19, 2008 photo, Cindy McCain makes her husband, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., laugh using a cheetah hand puppet as they ride the "Straight Talk Express" campaign bus. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Sen John McCain of Arizona signs a print depicting an A-4 Skyhawk that McCain flew during the Vietnam War for Shane Stolte of Bethlehem, N.H. (AP Photo/Lee Marriner

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This photo provided by the Library of Congress shows John McCain, (front, right) with his squadron in 1965. (AP Photo/Library of Congress) ** NO SALES **

A victorious Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, walks on stage with his wife Cindy McCain, as he waves to hundreds of supporters after his race for U.S. Senate was called against his closest challenger. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., plays a few notes at the 26th Annual Old Time Fiddlers' Contest in Stark, N.H., on Sunday, June 27, 1999. (AP Photo/Jon-Pierre Lasseigne)

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Sen. John McCain of Arizona makes a point during his address to the Republican National Convention Monday, August 16, 1988 in New Orleans. Monday was the opening day of the convention at the Superdome. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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John McCain, and his wife Cindy stand at attention during a ceremony at the airport in Hanoi, Vietman on April 25, 2000 to repatriate the remains of American soldiers who were missing in action but recently recovered. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a rally at the Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. His wife, Cindy, is at right. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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U.S. Navy Commander John S. McCain 3rd, a guest of the South Vietnamese government, visits an orphanage that cares for youngsters fathered by American G.I.s. in Saigon, Vietnam, on Oct. 30, 1974. (AP Photo/Dang Van Phuoc)

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John McCain, R-Ariz shown Friday, Jan. 11, 1985 in his Capitol Hill office holds a photo of a monument that the Vietnamese have erected in Hanoi in regard to his capture there during the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., chairman of the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs, listens to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a former POW in Vietnam, during a hearing of the committee in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 1992. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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Adm. John S. McCain Jr. (left) and his son, Lt. Cmdr. John S. McCain III meet for the first time in Jacksonville, Fla., March 31, 1973, since the younger McCain returned from a North Vietnam prison. (AP Photo)

Lt. Commander John S. McCain III, a POW for over five years, waves to well wishers March 18, 1973 after arriving at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida. (AP Photo)

Navy Lt. Cmdr. John McCain III peers at camera counter during shopping tour on Friday, March 16, 1973 at Clark Air Base exchange. (AP Photo/GT)

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LCDR John S. Mccain III smilingly limps down ramp for welcoming on arrival, Wednesday, March 14,1973 from Hanoi. John is son of ADM. Mccain who directed vietnam war. (AP Photo)

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President Clinton announces the signing of a Bilateral trade agreement with Vietnam in the Rose Garden of the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., removes a flag from his shoulder after a wind blew it over during a campaign event for Rep. Robin Hayes, R-N.C., Monday, Nov. 6 2000, in Hamlet, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., smiles as he stands with his wife Cindy, Republican candidate for congress Stewart Greenleaf and David Eisenhower at the conclusion of a town hall style meeting in Blue Bell, Pa., July 29, 2000. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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Sen. John McCain, from Arizona, accompanied with his son Jack and wife Cindy, window-shops in downtown Ho Chi Minh City Friday, April 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Arizona Sen. John McCain react to a questions from reporters during a news conference after their meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, Tuesday, May 9, 2000. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)

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Sen. John McCain, of Ariz., backdropped by the Arizona big sky atop airport mesa, announces with his wife Cindy that he is suspending his bid for the GOP presidential nomination, Thursday, March 9, 2000 in Sedona, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, of Arizona, left, and host Jay Leno shake hands at the conclusion of McCain's appearance on "The Tonight Show" Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at NBC studios in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Republican presidential candidate, Arizona Sen. John McCain, talks to Texas Gov. George W. Bush as he congratulates Bush on his primary election wins, in his Beverly Hills, Calif., hotel suite Tuesday night, March 7, 2000. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., marches in the procession at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, N.H., Saturday, May 13, 2000. McCain delivered the school's commencement address. (AP Photo/Barry Carr)

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Republican presidential candidate Arizona Sen. John McCain and NBC Today Show co-host Matt Lauer talk while riding aboard McCain's campaign bus "Straight Talk Express" through midtown Manhattan Friday morning March 3, 2000. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, of Arizona, joined by his wife Cindy and son Jack, addresses supporters at a party in Phoenix Tuesday night, Feb. 22, 2000. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Republican presidential hopefuls Alan Keyes; Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah; Gary Bauer; Steve Forbes; Texas Gov. George W. Bush; and Sen. John McCain of Arizona before the Republican presidential debate, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., shakes the fin of "Sharkman" a spokesman of "Citizens for a Sound Economy" during a town hall-style meeting in Rochester, N.H., Jan. 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

(STEPHAN SAVOIA)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. who returned to Capitol Hill this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, smiles as he heads to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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