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A woman cries and hugs a young girl while on the phone outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center where grief counseling will be offered in Uvalde, Texas. Allison Dinner/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Marcela Hernández, directora de la academia Alma Llanera, 2022. "Admiro a mi mamá, porque ella desde pequeñita ha estado sola y iba a clases de danza, se graduó, estudió periodismo, y ahorita ha ido a varios países, muchas personas la conocen y la admiran demasiado", comenta sobre Marcela su hija Mariangel Tumay. Juanita Escobar hide caption

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El Llano: Una historia de baile, lucha y educación

La fotógrafa Juanita Escobar documentó la historia una academia de baile en 2020, en Orocué, y con ello las adversidades de la pandemia para comunidades indígenas.

Marcela Hernández, director of the Alma Llanera Academy, in 2022. "I admire my mom because, since she was a little girl, she has been alone and went to dance classes, she studied, graduated, studied journalism and now she has gone to several countries, many people know her and admire her very much," her daughter, Mariangel Tumay, said about about her. Juanita Escobar hide caption

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Colombian cowboys are known as llaneros, Spanish for plainsmen. Carlos Saavedra hide caption

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South America's traditional cowboys are still at home on the range in Colombia

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"My corpse has more right than my body," Jessica Golibart, a D.C. resident, said outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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April 28: Emergency services work at the site where fires were triggered by an explosion in Kyiv, Ukraine. Russia struck the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv shortly after a meeting between President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday evening. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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A Kharkiv EOD technician smokes a cigarette before detonating the mines. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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See how Kharkiv's bomb squad neutralizes cluster bombs in Ukraine

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Capt. Daniil, a public affairs officer in the Ukrainian military, walks through a field in Mala Rohan, on the outskirts of Ukraine's northeastern city of Kharkiv. He is recording the aftermath of fighting between occupying Russian soldiers and Ukrainian forces. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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Photos: Russian forces were driven out of this village outside Kharkiv, Ukraine

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March 19, 2022: an overview of a cemetery and the early expansion of graves. Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies hide caption

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April 20: Nadiya, 62, points to her destroyed home in the village of Moshchun, northwest of Kyiv, as more than 5 million Ukrainians have now fled their country following the Russian invasion, according to the United Nations. Genya Savilov/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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