Best of Margaret Thatcher

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY KATY LEE The son of a coal miner holds up a... News PhotoBritish Culture,Coal,Coal Miner,Death,Doncaster,Former,Horizontal,Human Interest,Males,Margaret Thatcher,Miner,Mining Accident,Newspaper,People,Portrait,Prime Minister,Son,South Yorkshire,UKPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY KATY LEE The son of a coal miner holds up a screwed-up portrait of British former prime minister Margaret Thatcher from a newspaper report on her death at the Armthorpe Social Club in Doncaster, northern England, on April 9, 2013. Mention the death of Margaret Thatcher in one of the 'working men's clubs' frequented by former coal miners in northern England, and you will be met with roars of approval. It has been 28 years since her Conservative government crushed the miners' year-long strike, ending one of the most bitter industrial battles in British history. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)