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By Renee Graham And Christopher Torchia The Associated Press

Nobel laureate Tutu celebrates 85th birthday, giving thanks

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu shed tears of gratitude on his 85th birthday on Friday in South Africa, where he presided over a cathedral Mass despite his poor health. Separately, in a newspaper column, the former archbishop said he would like to have the option of a “dignified assisted death” when the time comes.