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Pope Francis is kissed by a child during his visit at the "Bambino Gesu'" pediatric hospital in Rome, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. The children's hospital, the biggest policlinic and pediatric research center in Europe, was donated to the Vatican in 1924 by its founders the Salviati family. The pontiff visited the hospital's chapel and met with the young patients and their families. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
The 12 most remarkable firsts of 2013
First Published Dec 24 2013 11:41 am • Last Updated Dec 24 2013 12:31 pm

Firsts of 2013

2013 was a year of firsts. An astronaut took the music of David Bowie into space. Researchers printed a bionic ear than can hear better than any human's. A pope resigned for the very first time, and Edward Snowden became a household name. Here's a look back at the most remarkable firsts of the year. 1. Pope Benedict resigns, Pope Francis wins the InternetAmid the shock surrounding Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, few could have foreseen the incoming pope would get ...

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