Google's video examines the tragedies that have affected millions of live in 2017, including the Mexico quake, the Las Vegas shooting, and the spate of storms that rolled across the Atlantic during this year's hurricane season.
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Gemma Atkinson, the actress and radio presenter, says: "It's been a lot more than I expected". It's been the best time of my life. "It feels like we've been altered, in a really good way".
One of them was Hurricane Irma, which caused significant damage to parts of Florida back in September.
Second on the list was disgraced former Today show anchor Matt Lauer.
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Matt Lauer, the longtime "Today" show host, was sacked last month by NBC news for improper sexual behavior in the workplace.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Tom Petty, who died in October at age 66, was third on the list. The latest edition of the Year In Search has arrived, and it remembers 2017 as a year filled with pain while also looking forward to a brighter future. He topped Google's ranking of people searches.
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McCain's vote scuttled the seven-year effort by the GOP to dismantle much of President Barack Obama's health care law. That prompted Biden to stand up from his seat at the table and walk over to sit down next to McCain.
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