Photos: Wellstones remembered, 10 years after their deaths

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1 U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, wipes water from a rock displaying the name of Senator Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila Wellstone Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site near Eveleth, Minn. 
2 Carla Kjellberg of Minneapolis, Minn. pauses near a memorial stone Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site near Eveleth, Minn. 
3 Carla Kjellberg (left) and Pam Costain (blue jacket) hug after meeting at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site Thursday, October 25, 2012 near Eveleth, Minn. To the right of Kjellberg and Costain is Mattie Weiss. All three are from Minneapolis, Minn. 
4 Todd Markuson, husband to Marcia Wellstone Markuson at the time of the fatal crash in 2002, addresses a gathering of people remembering Sen. Paul Wellstone and the others on the 10th anniversary of their deaths Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site near Eveleth, Minn. 
5 People gather at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site Thursday, October 25, 2012 on the 10th anniversary of the plane crash that killed Senator Paul Wellstone and others near Eveleth, Minn. 
6 Peggy Flanagan of Minneapolis sheds a tear during a memorial program dedicated to Sen. Paul Wellstone and others on the 10th anniversary of the fatal plane crash at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site Thursday, October 25, 2012 near Eveleth, Minn. 
7 There were many fresh additions to the stones lining a walkway at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site Thursday, October 25, 2012 near Eveleth, Minn. 
8 U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar talks about Sen. Paul Wellstone Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Clinton town hall in Iron Junction, Minn., as part of the 10th anniversary memorial of Wellstone's death in a small plane crash in northeastern Minnesota. 
9 U.S. Sen. Al Franken does an impersonation of Sen. Paul Wellstone ordering breakfast Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Clinton town hall in Iron Junction, Minn., as part of the 10th anniversary memorial of Wellstone's death in a plane crash in northeastern Minnesota. 
10 U.S. Sen. Al Franken laughs at remarks by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Clinton town hall in Iron Junction, Minn. Franken, Harkin and others were gathering to remember the late Sen. Paul Wellstone and others on the 10th anniversary of his death in a fatal plane crash. 
11 U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, pauses while talking about his reaction to hearing about the plane crash that claimed the life of Sen. Paul Wellstone and others Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Clinton town hall in Iron Junction, Minn. during a program on the 10th anniversary of the fatal plane crash. 
12 A Wellstone election sign sports a fresh coating of snow next to an Obama Biden sign Thursday, October 25, 2012 near the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site outside Eveleth, Minn. Multiple Wellstone signs could be seen between Highway 53 and the memorial site.