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Posted on Sep 30, 2016

23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points toward Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

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Dee Gordon, Marcell Ozuna, Martin Prado, Marcell Ozuna, and Miguel Rojas of the Miami Marlins gather around the pitching mound after the game against the New York Mets at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The #16 on the mound was placed in memory of Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, 24, who was killed in boating accident this past Sunday morning.

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Tears stream down the cheeks of the daughter of Alfred Olango, while she is embraced by her mother after the loss of her father who was shot by El Cajon police on Tuesday, as the family gathers at a news conference in San Diego, California.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

First lady Michelle Obama hugs former President George W. Bush during the dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington DC.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Mohegan Chief Lynn Malerba (left) and Brian Cladoosby (right), President of National Congress of American Indians, cover President Barack Obama with a blanket at the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington DC.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, during the funeral of former Israeli leader Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended the state funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after thousands of Israelis paid their last respects to the elder statesman who died on Wednesday.

Suhaib Salem / Reuters

A Palestinian boy stands between militants of the Popular Resistance Committees during a military parade in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

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An FARC rebel poses at the 10th Guerrilla Conference in the remote Yari plains, where the peace accord was in the process of being ratified by the FARC in El Diamante, Colombia. The peace agreement, which eventually was ratified, attempts to end the 52-year-old guerrilla war between the FARC and the state, the longest-running armed conflict in the Americas which left 220,000 dead.

Noah Berger / AP

Vintage cars line a property after the Loma fire burned through Loma Chiquita Road near Morgan Hill, California. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes.

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Train personnel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed into the platform at the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey. New Jersey emergency's management system is reporting more than 100 people were injured in the crash and one fatality.

Danish Ismail / Reuters

A supporter of the Awami Ittihad Party (AIP), a pro-India party, is detained by Indian police during a protest demanding to hold a plebiscite, in Srinagar, India.

Manu Brabo / AP

A fighter of the Libyan forces affiliated with the Tripoli government searches for sniper positions from a building on the front line in Sirte, Libya.

Karam Al-masri / AFP / Getty Images

Syrians receive treatment at a make-shift hospital following air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of Aleppo. Heavy Syrian and Russian air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of the city killed at least 25 civilians on Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, overwhelming doctors and rescue workers.

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Syrian woman carries the body of her infant after he was retrieved from under the rubble of a building, following a reported airstrike on the al-Muasalat area of Aleppo.

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A marker stands over an immigrant's grave in Holtville, California. Hundreds of immigrants, many who died while crossing the desert from Mexico into the United States, are buried in a pauper's cemetery. Many of the grave markers simply read "John Doe."

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Indian folk dancers from the Panghat Group of Performing Arts pose for a photograph during a dress rehearsal for an event to mark the forthcoming Hindu festival 'Navaratri', or the Festival of Nine Nights, in Ahmedabad, India.

China Daily China Daily Infor / Reuters

A giant panda cub falls from the stage while 23 giant pandas born in 2016 are seen on a display at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China

Vadim Ghirda / AP

Silvia and Liciniu Agapi, a couple married for 52, dance at a party organized by a district city hall in Bucharest, Romania. A district of the Romanian capital celebrated hundreds of couples, more than 600 people, who have been married for at least half a century.

Marco Ugarte / AP

Demonstrators marching against homophobia kiss as they arrive at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico. Dueling marches, in support and against Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s push to legalize same-sex marriage, gathered at the monument. The two sides were kept apart Saturday by hundreds of police and barriers erected around the city's iconic monument.

Marco Ugarte / AP

A demonstrator dressed as a clown and with the number 43 painted on her face poses for a photo during a protest march in Mexico City. The march was held on the second anniversary of the disappearance, on September 26, 2014, of 43 students from the Rural Normal School at Ayotzinapa.

Neil Hall / Reuters

A gallery assistant poses amongst work by Anthea Hamilton from her nominated show "Lichen! Libido! (London!) Chastity!" at a preview of the Turner Prize in London, England.

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Nudists take part in the annual North East Skinny Dip at sunrise at Druridge Bay, northeast England. Hundreds of nude bathers braved the cold in the annual skinny-dip.

Khalil Ashawi / Reuters

Doaa, age 10, who fled with her parents from Islamic State-controlled areas of Syria, poses while she waits at a Syrian checkpoint controlled by rebel fighters in al-Rai, northern Syria.

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