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September 5, 2013
August daily life around the globe
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A look at daily life in august as seen by the photographers of the Associated Press and its member newspapers.

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A man fishes while sitting in the Arga River on a sunny afternoon near Pamplona in northern Spain on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. AP / Alvaro Barrientos
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A young girl plays with the water of a fountain on a sunny day in Pamplona northern Spain on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. AP / Alvaro Barrientos
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A man refreshes in front of a sprinkler in the Tiergarten park in Berlin, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. AP / Markus Schreiber
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Members of the German Alpenclub, a climbing club, practice on a bridge of a former steel plant in Duisburg, Germany, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. The steel plant was switched to an adventure museum where people are allowed to climb and discover. The walls deliver all levels of difficulty and are perfect for training. AP / Frank Augstein
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People throw tomatoes at each other during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. AP / Alberto Saiz
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A couple sit on the pavement before the start of the procession of the 'Virgen de la Paloma', the patron saint of firefighters, in Madrid, Spain Thursday Aug. 15, 2013. The procession is part of the capital's summer street fiestas. AP / Paul White
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Shadows are made of children playing on swings at a playground during the evening in the village of Toroni, northern Greece, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. AP / Darko Vojinovic
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In this Aug. 25, 2013 photo, residents enjoy the spring water at a pool in Jinan in eastern China's Shandong province. Also known as the city of spring, Jinan's residents gather around the numerous springs in the city to collect water and cool off from the summer heat. AP / Ng Han Guan
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Children play a poker game outside a food shop in a hutong alley in central Beijing, China, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. AP / Alexander F. Yuan
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A worker steps on scaffolding with a life rope at an apartment construction site in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. AP / Tatan Syuflana
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Workers unload fish from a boat at a fishing port in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. AP / Heri Juanda
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Indonesian Muslim students line up as they practice a traditional Acehnese dance called "saman" at a high school in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. The Aceh province is on the island of Sumatra and the saman dance is part of the cultural heritage of the Gayo people of Aceh province. AP / Heri Juanda
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A child walks on a rock in Tokyo's Daiba bay area Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. AP / Shizuo Kambayashi
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A vegetable vendor sits in a railway track and clean green leafs near a railway station platform in suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013. AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe
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A Cambodian farmer on an ox-cart heads to a rice field for work at Krang Tnung village on the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, early Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. AP / Heng Sinith
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A Pakistani woman, center, uses fire to bake bread for her child and husband outside their makeshift home, in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Many slums which are built on illegal lands have neither running water or sewage disposal. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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A Pakistani vendor sells corn at the Karachi beach in Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. AP / Shakil Adil
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Afghan refugee boy, Mohammed Farhan, 6, plays with a tire on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency, thousands of them still live without electricity, running water and other basic services. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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Pakistani women line up to fetch water while others wash their laundry at a hand pump on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Pakistanis are facing a shortage of clean drinking water due to the low level of water in the country's dams. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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Pakistani students of a madrassa, or Islamic school, reciting verses of the Quran in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. AP / B.K. Bangash
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In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, Afghan girls perform juggling during the 8th National Juggling competition in Kabul, Afghanistan. The competition was held in Kabul, Afghanistan. AP / Rahmat Gul
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An Afghan boy helps his father's job at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Men generally work there 14 hours a day, six days a week. A man usually makes 12 dollars a day. AP / Rahmat Gul
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A man rides a motorcycle attached to a makeshift container that serves as a vendors' stand when stationary, in Huancavelica, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. AP / Rodrigo Abd
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A woman walks along the road surrounded by snow covered fields on La Cumbre mountain on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. The snow fall since Saturday night and early Sunday has affected the normal transit of vehicle through the mountains. AP / Juan Karita
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A pedestrian crosses Market Street during a morning downpour of rain, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Philadelphia. AP / Matt Rourke
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Sisters Devan Curtis, 2, and Aliyah, 7, from Santa Barbara, Calif., explore the 211,000 gallon Seal and Sea Lion Habitat at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. AP / Damian Dovarganes
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Heat waves rising from the flames gives a field worker the look of an impressionist painting as he and others did a controlled burn on stubble along Lower Dry Creek Rd Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 13, 2013, near Walla Walla, Wash. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin / Greg Lehman
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, photo, fisherman are reflected behind the fence at the breakwater of the Harborside Marina on in Bremerton, Wash. Kitsap Sun / Larry Steagall
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Rob Glatzmayer, right, of Seattle rides the Typhoon with his daughters Laurel,14, left, and Jamie,11, center, at the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede on Friday, Aug. 25, 2013. Kitsap Sun / Larry Steagall
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Five-year-old Makayla Dunlap, of Bartonville, Ill., casts her line into the Illinois River as she fishes for the first time while the sun sets on the city of Peoria, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Peoria Journal Star / Ron Johnson
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A commuter rides on a bike path along the shore of Lake Michigan Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Chicago. AP / Kiichiro Sato
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A surfer rides a wave in Panama City Beach, Fla. on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. News Herald / Andrew Wardlow
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A pedestrian walks through a connecting bridge against the downtown skyline while passing between government buildings, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Atlanta. AP / David Goldman
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Sophie Russell pets her dog Daisy while Daisy takes a friendly closer look at a Chihuahua named Yoda Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at Buster Dog Park in Brainerd, Minn. Brainerd Dispatch / Kelly Humphrey
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Pennsylvania National Guard Spc. Tristen Vanderlick hugs his niece Lainey Carmelo and nephew Ashton Carmelo upon returning to the 109th Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Wednesday Aug. 28, 2013, following a deployment in Kuwait. The Citizens' Voice / Mark Moran
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An Amish girl pears out from a buggy as it rides through an intersection Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Middlefield, Ohio. AP / Tony Dejak
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A lobster boat and a sailboat head out to sea past Ram Island Ledge Light at the mouth of Portland Harbor, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, off Cape Elizabeth, Maine. AP / Robert F. Bukaty

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