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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: In his own words

19 November 2013 Last updated at 18:39 GMT

The Mayor of Toronto has repeatedly found himself in the media spotlight over a string of revelations about his private life.

The embattled Rob Ford recently admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office before a video emerged which showed him threatening to kill someone.

BBC News has brought together a selection of the comments he has made to the media during 2013.