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Ghana's André Ayew celebrates after Mohammed Kudus scores the team's third goal in a 2022 World Cup Group H match against South Korea on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar. Claudio Villa/Getty Images hide caption

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Oksana Shevliuha, 51, wears a Ukrainian flag as she greets her daughter, Anastasia, who arrived on the first train to reach liberated Kherson on Saturday. They had not seen each other for six months. The first Ukrainian Railways train arrived in Kherson following a Russian occupation that lasted more than eight months. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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Members of the Benedict Tigers' football team celebrate after their homecoming win against the Clark Atlanta University Panthers on Oct. 29, 2022. Zakiyyah Woods for NPR hide caption

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Local people react to a volunteer from Odesa distributing aid on the main square in front of the Regional Administration Building in Kherson on Wednesday. Pete Kiehart for NPR hide caption

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A view of the glaciers and mountains from the Gerlache Strait on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula in February 2022. Tyrone Turner hide caption

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A Personal Story, 2021. Pictured here are Marcia (left) and my friend Osiel (right). I shaved his head and painted his face white for the image, and I did the same to myself. We then spent time in silence. As they sat face-to-face, staring at each other, I wrapped their heads together with wire. Have you ever loved someone so much your energies can't help but clash? Andrés Mario de Varona hide caption

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Una historia personal, 2021. Aquí están fotografiados Marcia (izquierda) y mi amigo Osiel (derecha). Le rasuré la cabeza y le pinté el rostro con color blanco para la imagen, e hice lo mismo conmigo. Luego, pasamos un tiempo en silencio. Mientras estaban sentados frente a frente. ¿Alguna vez ha amado tanto a alguien que no puede evitar que sus energías choquen? Andrés Mario de Verona hide caption

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Perrin Thompson kisses her ballot for luck and does a little dance before dropping it into a drop site outside of the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, 2022. Kristyna Wentz-Graff/OPB hide caption

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A boat operator ferries inspectors to the Tzarevich ship, which is carrying 10,000 metric tons of sunflower meal from Chornomorsk, Ukraine, to Bulgaria, on Oct. 6 in Istanbul. The ship stopped en route in the Marmara Sea in order to be checked by officials from the United Nations, Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. Danielle Villasana for NPR hide caption

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Photos: A close-up look at Ukraine grain export inspections

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Kelly de Waard, quarterback for the Amsterdam Cats, gives her team a pre-game pep talk before facing off against the Rotterdam Ravens in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Sept. 27, 2020. This would be the only game of the season, which was canceled shortly afterward due to COVID-19. Julia Gunther hide caption

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Jermya López, 8, Xavier López's brother, and his niece Katalina Mata, 1, play on top of Annabelle Rodríguez's grave on Day of the Dead. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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A young woman dressed in Santa Muerte makeup waits outside the pantheon with other participants. Héctor Quintanar for NPR hide caption

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Una joven vestida con maquillaje de Santa Muerte espera afuera del panteón con algunos participantes Héctor Quintanar for NPR hide caption

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Alonso, hijo de Maria Fernanda Hérnandez, deshojando una flor Cempasúchil durante los días de cosecha en San Fúlix Hidalgo, Puebla México. Koral Carballo para NPR hide caption

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Alonso, the son of Maria Fernanda Hérnandez, plucks a cempasúchil flower in San Fúlix Hidalgo, Puebla, Mexico. Koral Carballo for NPR hide caption

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