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A man ascends by bungee cords from a large former well during a traditional ceremony in the village of Ndande, May 19, 2013. Every year, inhabitants of the village take part in a Sufi Muslim ceremony called Gamou-Ndande. The ceremony combines nights of praying and chanting as well as traditionally animist ceremonies. The well, called Kalom, was the site of historic battles in Senegalese history. According to local historian Baye Niass, the well dates back to the 16th century. Today there is no water in the former well and it is used for ceremonial purposes.


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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - DeWinton, Alberta - 9-year-old, Eila Ortt, a Grade 4 student at Strathcona Tweedsmuir School releases a butterfly at the site of the Dunbow Industrial School Cemetery on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. 32 students from the private school were invited out to the ceremonial site to pay tribute to the 73 students that are known to have died while attending the Aboriginal boarding school from 1884 to 1924.

Chris Bolin/The Globe and Mail

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Solar Impulse, piloted by AndrÈ Borschberg, takes flight during the second leg of the 2013 Across America mission, at dawn, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The solar powered aircraft is scheduled to land at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Thursday May 23. The plane's creators, Bertrand Piccard and Borschberg, said the trip is the first attempt by a solar airplane capable of flying day and night without fuel to fly across America.

Matt York/AP

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A dancer performs on a watery stage suspended above the audience during a dress rehearsal of the Fuerza Bruta (Brute Force) theatre group's stage production "Wayra" in Buenos Aires May 21, 2013.


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Newly commissioned officers toss their hats into the air as they celebrate graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Vice President Joe Biden told the graduating cadets that the nation will increasingly rely on the service for missions including more remote Arctic operations, port security and support of other U.S. military branches in securing maritime shipping around the world.

Jessica Hill/AP

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Indian women carry earthen pots covered with red cloth during a religious procession locally called Gangaji in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Members of Sargara community organize a pilgrimage to the River Ganges, considered holy by the Hindus, in Haridwar after this ritualistic procession.

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Bineta Ndiaye, 22, looks at herself in the mirror as her friend Coumba Faye, 19, fixes her hair in Faye's house in the village of Ndande, May 19, 2013. Every year, inhabitants of the village take part in a Sufi Muslim ceremony called Gamou-Ndande. The ceremony combines nights of praying and chanting as well as traditionally animist ceremonies. Picture taken May 19, 2013.


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Fans watch as Minnesota Twins' Ryan Doumit, top, warms up with pitcher Vance Worley, not pictured, in the bullpen before the start of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men attend the wedding ceremony of Shalom Rokeach, the grandson of the Chief Rabbi of Belz, Yissachar Dov Rokeach, and his bride, Hannah Batya Penet, in Jerusalem, early morning May 22, 2013. Some 25,000 people gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the wedding of Rokeach, the eldest grandson of the current leader of the Belz Hasidic dynasty Yissachar Dov Rokeach, who heads one of the largest Hasidic movements in the world, according to local media.


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A house built on a rock on the river Drina is seen near the western Serbian town of Bajina Basta, about 160km (99 miles) from the capital Belgrade May 22, 2013. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young men who decided that the rock on the river was an ideal place for a tiny shelter, according to the house's co-owner, who was among those involved in its construction.


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Tim Bosma's widow Sharlene is comforted by a family member, mother-in-law, Mary, during a memorial service for her husband May 22, 2013 in Hamilton. Bosma was found murdered earlier this month after he went missing.

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail

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A woman walks past an installation of giant bird cages on a square in Nanjing, Jiangsu province May 22, 2013. Six giant bird cages containing artificial trees and birds were installed by the shopping mall which owns the square to promote environmental friendly concepts to the public, according to local media.


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In this picture taken with a fisheye lens tourists walk over the Roemerberg square that is reflected in a puddle on a cold and rainy Wednesday in Frankfurt, Germany, May 22, 2013.

Michael Probst/AP

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Cast member Souleymane Deme (C) performs on the red carpet as he arrives with director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (L) and cast member Anais Monory for the screening of the film "Grigris" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 22, 2013.


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In this Monday, May 20, 2013 photo, South Korean Army's first produced military helicopters, the Surion, fire flare shells during the rehearsal for the ceremony to celebrate its deployment, at the Army Aviation School in Nonsan, South Korea. South Korea will deploy 200 military Surion helicopters by 2020 to replace its aging fleet of choppers, the Army said Wednesday.

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