Fidel Castro: 90 years in six snapshots

Here are six snapshots of this magnetic, polarizing giant of the 20th century, who has beaten the odds to hang on well into the 21st. The years have left their mark on the father of the Cuban Revolution, who transferred power to his younger brother Raul 10 years ago. No one could have predicted his place in history when he launched his revolutionary career with a botched attack on Cuba’s Moncada military barracks in 1953.

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