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Fans of the King travel to Graceland for vigil

Nearly 18 million visitors have traveled to Graceland since Elvis Presley's home opened for tours in 1982.  A few thousands more made the trip to Memphis, Tenn. to commemorate the 35th anniversary of rock 'n' roll king's death. Check out these images from the candlelight vigil.   

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Fan Adrian Cornelius, of Coleman, Ala., waits in line at the graffiti-covered wall in front of Graceland.

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Elvis' ex-wife Priscilla Presley, left, and his daughter Lisa Marie Presley speak to fans gathered at Graceland. The two are scheduled to appear at a 35th-anniversary tribute concert on Thursday night. 

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A man places a flower at Elvis' grave. 

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Fans take part in a candlelight vigil at Graceland, an annual tradition that began in the early 1980s. 

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Elvis impersonator Dennis Nickells, from Vernon, N.Y., performs on Elvis Presley Boulevard in front of Graceland.

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Fans pay tribute to the King as they pass by his grave. 

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Fans pass by Elvis' grave during the vigil. 

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A photo of Elvis at a fan-made memorial at the candlelight vigil. 

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Fans of the King travel to Graceland for vigil

Nearly 18 million visitors have traveled to Graceland since Elvis Presley's home opened for tours in 1982.  A few thousands more made the trip to Memphis, Tenn. to commemorate the 35th anniversary of rock 'n' roll king's death. Check out these images from the candlelight vigil.   

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