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Vogue editor and fashion icon André Leon Tally attends The CW: It's A Reality at Simyone Lounge on February 23, 2010 in New York City. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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A man cries over his mother's grave in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, on Sept. 29, 2020. Iris Gonçalves Alves died at age 54 the previous day from COVID-19, according to the information on her burial record. During the worst times of the pandemic in Manaus, only three relatives could attend a burial in its cemeteries. Raphael Alves hide caption

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Capitol Police officers try to hold off the crowds from inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. At the end of the day, windows and doors were smashed, trash littered the building and several people were dead. NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Blend, a Kurd from Iraq, considers himself lucky. He has only spent 14 days in a camp on the Belarusian side of the border and five days in the woods after crossing to the Polish side. When his kidney problems started to become unbearable because of lack of food and water for the last days, and he couldn't walk longer, volunteers from Polish aid organizations arrived to help. Kasia Strek for NPR hide caption

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Sheridan MacKnight holds a photograph of her grandfather John B. McGillis. In the photograph, McGillis wears a hand-made beaded buckskin suit and a U.S. army cap from his service in WWI. Nīa MacKnight hide caption

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In memoriam: Jazz Night In America remembers the icons we lost in 2021

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Residents stand amid damaged homes following Typhoon Rai in Talisay, Cebu province, central Philippines on Saturday. The strong typhoon engulfed villages in floods that trapped residents on roofs, toppled trees and knocked out power in southern and central island provinces, where more than 300,000 villagers had fled to safety before the onslaught, officials said. Jay Labra/AP hide caption

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Fans of Mexican singer Vicente Fernández sing his songs as they hold his picture and the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, outside the Country 2000 hospital where he died, in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Dec. 12. Ulises Ruiz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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BEFORE (left): Overview of Mayfield Consumer Products Candle Factory and nearby buildings before the tornado on Jan. 28, 2017. AFTER (right) Overview of the damage to the Mayfield Consumer Products Candle Factory and nearby buildings after the tornado on Dec. 11, 2021. Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies. hide caption

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Michael 'Polo King Roane, (center) is a master rider from Southeast Washington, D.C. He's highly respected within the bike life culture in multiple cities and countries. Roane describes the sport as a stress reliever from the realities of being Black in America. Dee Dwyer hide caption

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Arrival of the casket of former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole to the U.S. Capitol. Dole will lie in state until Friday's departure to a funeral service at National Cathedral. Tyrone Turner/WAMU/Dcist hide caption

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Two separate groups of fans from the Philippines take a photo together before the BTS concert at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Nov. 27. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption

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The rich pine forest surrounding Pine Lake Forest Road in Hubbard County, Minnesota. Hubbard County is located in the Heartland Lakes region of northern Minnesota. There were once nearly 150 fire towers standing guard over the state's forests as protection against unwanted fires. Today, only a handful of towers exist. Sarah Stacke hide caption

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