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June 27, 2008 at 1:09 PM

Gates send-off: Photos

Microsoft was fairly tight about pictures from today’s big goodbye for Bill Gates. They did not allow us or other media outlets covering the event to have our own photographer on site. So here’s a photo taken by the shooter that Microsoft hired.

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Robert Sorbo / MICROSOFT

Both Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Chairman Bill Gates were emotional as Gates said farewell to full-time work at the company he co-founded 33 years ago.

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