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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch died Feb. 1,

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch died Feb. 1, 2013, at age 88 of congestive heart failure, Photo Credit: Dick Kraus

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the eulogy Monday morning at the Manhattan funeral for iconic former Mayor Ed Koch, calling him "as genuine a politician as America has ever seen." Koch, who served as mayor from 1978 to 1989, died Friday at age 88. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The casket of former New York City Mayor
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The casket of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is brought out by members of the New York Police Department following funeral services at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El in New York City. (Feb. 4, 2013)

People watch as the casket of former New
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People watch as the casket of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is brought out by members of the New York Police Department following funeral services at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El in New York City. (Feb. 4, 2013)

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, second from left, joins
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NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, second from left, joins New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mayors Rudy Giuliani and David Dinkins at the funeral of former Mayor Ed Koch at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Monday. Koch served as New York City mayor for three terms, from 1978 to 1989. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried from Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Monday by an NYPD contingent after his funeral. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried from Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Monday by an NYPD contingent after his funeral. (Feb. 4, 2013)

Former President Bill Clinton talks with supporters and
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Former President Bill Clinton talks with supporters and signs autographs after the funeral of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried from Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Monday by an NYPD contingent after his funeral. (Feb. 4, 2013)

New York Sen. Charles Schumer addresses the media
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New York Sen. Charles Schumer addresses the media Monday as he arrives for the funeral of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

David Dinkins, who in 1989 succeeded longtime New
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David Dinkins, who in 1989 succeeded longtime New York City Mayor Ed Koch, attends Koch's funeral at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El. (Feb. 4, 2013)

Scores gather for the funeral of longtime New
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Scores gather for the funeral of longtime New York City Mayor Ed Koch at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. Koch was mayor from 1978 to 1989. (Feb. 04, 2013)

Former Gov. George Pataki speaks to the media
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Former Gov. George Pataki speaks to the media as he arrives for the funeral of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin holding bearing the body of former
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The coffin holding bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried from Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Monday by an NYPD contingent after his funeral. (Feb. 4, 2013)

From left, former Gov. Mario Cuomo and his
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From left, former Gov. Mario Cuomo and his son, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, stand with President Bill Clinton after the coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried from Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan by members of the New York City Police Department. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan by members of the New York City Police Department. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan by members of the New York City Police Department. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin bearing the body of former New
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The coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is carried into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan by members of the New York City Police Department. (Feb. 4, 2013)

Members of the New York City Police Department
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Members of the New York City Police Department carry the coffin bearing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

Police walk with the hearse containing the body
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Police walk with the hearse containing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch as it arrives at Temple Emanu-El for his funeral in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 2013)

Police escort the hearse containing the body of
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Police escort the hearse containing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch to Temple Emanu-El for his funeral in Manhattan, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the eulogy. (Feb. 4, 2013)

A coffin containing the body of former New
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A coffin containing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is brought into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan for his funeral. (Feb. 4, 2013)

The coffin containing the body of former New
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The coffin containing the body of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is brought into Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan for his funeral. At the end of the funeral, the procession was accompanied by an organ rendition of “New York, New York" -- and a rousing round of applause. (Feb. 4, 2013)

A bench stands near the headstone that marks
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A bench stands near the headstone that marks where New York Mayor Edward Koch was laid to rest at the Trinity Cemetery in Washington Heights. (Feb. 4, 2013)

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