Fans, Friends and Family Bid an Emotional Goodbye to SHINee’s Jonghyun

Fans in South Korea and around the world bid an emotional farewell to SHINee's lead singer Kim Jong-hyun as he was taken from Seoul Asan Hospital in South Korea, surrounded by his friends and family.

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SHINee member Choi Min-ho leads the funeral procession carrying a memorial tablet with Kim Jong-hyun's name as a family member carries a portrait of Kim during his funeral outside of the Seoul Asan Hospital on Dec. 21, 2017. Members of idol groups SHINee and Super Junior carry the coffin containing the body of Kim.
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Girls' Generation members Im Yoon-ah and Kim Tae-yeon cry as the coffin of Kim Jong-Hyun is carried to a waiting hearse outside Seoul Asan Hospital on Dec. 21, 2017.
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Members of pop idol groups SHINee and Super Junior carry the coffin containing the body of Kim Jong-hyun of SHINee during the funeral at the hospital on Dec. 21, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.
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Family members, friends and bandmates of late SHINee singer Kim Jong-Hyun cry as they carry out his coffin during a funeral at a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 21, 2017.
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Relatives weep during the funeral of Kim Jong-hyun of SHINee at the hospital on Dec. 21, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.
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Fans of late SHINee member Kim Jong-Hyun cry as the hearse carrying the body of Kim Jong-Hyun leaves from a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 21, 2017.
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Fans of late SHINee member Kim Jong-Hyun cry as the hearse carrying the body of Kim leaves from a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 21, 2017.
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A fan of late SHINee member Kim Jong-Hyun holds a banner reading "Jong Hyun" as the hearse carrying his body leaves from a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 21, 2017.
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Fans cry during the funeral of Kim Jong-hyun of SHINee at the hospital on Dec. 21, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.
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Tearful fans gather to visit the mourning altar for Kim Jong-Hyun on Dec. 19, 2017.
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A fan weeps during the funeral of late South Korean singer Kim Jong-hyun at a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee died on Monday, police said, in a possible suicide.
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Tearful fans gather to visit the mourning altar for Kim Jong-Hyun, a 27-year-old lead singer of the massively popular K-pop boyband SHINee, at a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 19, 2017. The top K-pop star said he felt "broken from inside" and "engulfed" by depression in a note as his death sent shockwaves across K-pop fans worldwide.
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The portrait of Kim Jong-Hyun, a 27-year-old lead singer of the massively popular K-pop boyband SHINee, is seen on a mourning altar at a hospital in Seoul on Dec. 19, 2017.
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A Thai fan of the late South Korean band SHINee singer Kim Jong-hyun puts up a note for him during a memorial held by the boyband's Thai fanclub at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok on Dec. 21, 2017. Kim, the 27-year-old lead singer of the hugely popular K-pop boyband SHINee, was found unconscious in a hotel room on December 18. His death sent shockwaves through fans around the world.
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Flowers placed by fans of Kim Jong-Hyun, the 27-year-old lead singer of the massively popular K-pop boyband SHINee, are seen outside the South Korean embassy in Santiago, Chile, on Dec. 19, 2017, a day after his death.
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