Photos: Fidel Castro through the years

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For five decades, Fidel Castro was Cuba's defiant, polarizing leader, from the island nation's 1959 revolution to the 1962 missile crisis that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war and through the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union that devastated Cuban economy.

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