Shocking transformation: Pictures through the years show how Julian Assange changed during embassy ordeal

A look at Julian Assange's changing appearance through the years.

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    APRIL 11, 2019: Observers were shocked at Julian Assange's appearance when he arrived at Westminster Magistrates' Court after being kicked out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
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    Just a year ago, the WikiLeaks founder sported a clean-cut look.
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    Here's Assange on May 19, 2017, on the balcony of the embassy where he lived for more than six years.
    REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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    Assange is shown outside the embassy on Feb. 5, 2016.
    AP Photo/Frank Augstein
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    The beard was there back on Aug. 21, 2015, but a bit more groomed.
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    Assange speaks during a press conference inside the embassy, Aug. 18, 2014. 
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    Early in his residency inside the embassy, on Jan. 23, 2013, Assange was clean-shaven.
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    Here, Assange arrives at the Supreme Court in London, Feb. 1, 2012. 
    AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
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    Assange in Bungay, England, June 15, 2011. 
    AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
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    Assange outside the High Court in London, Dec. 16, 2010. 
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    Before his legal troubles, Assange looked like a different man, as seen here at the Swedish Trade Union Confederation headquarters in Stockholm, Aug. 14, 2010. 
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