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Friends and political foes alike are praising NDP Leader Jack Layton for his warmth, optimism and respect for opponents.
People who squared off across the House of Commons from Layton, including former prime ministers Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, as well as Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Bob Rae, all spoke warmly about Layton's commitment to Canadians.
Layton, who led Canada's Official Opposition, died early Monday morning at his Toronto home after a battle with cancer. He was 61.