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    23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

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    Jockey Victor Carrasco poses for a portrait after riding in the 2nd running of the Old Bay Race, prior to the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.

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    A protester writes on the facade of the Ministry of Justice building with spray paint in Skopje, Macedonia, during an anti-government protest dubbed the Colorful Revolution.

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    World War II veterans Denys Hunter, age 92 (left), and Joe Cattini, age 93 (right), laugh as they are photographed after being awarded France's highest honor, The Legion D'Honneur, at the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth, England. The pals, who were both in the 86th Field Regiment of the Hertfordshire Yeomanry Royal Artillery, were reunited by chance for the first time in 70 years in 2014, when they were both heading off to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of the allied landings.

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    The USS Bataan, a wasp-class amphibious assault ship, passes the Statue of Liberty as it arrives in New York Harbor to mark the beginning of Fleet Week in New York, New York.

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    Specialist Jose Barreiro, of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, places a flag at a grave site during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. A small American flag was placed in front of more than 220,000 graves in the cemetery to mark Memorial Day.

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    A U.S. flag is seen through a Bernie Sanders-shaped cutout in a campaign sign at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders in Los Angeles, California. Sanders is currently campaigning ahead of the June 7th California primary.

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    Protesters picket outside the event site before Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump begins a rally with his supporters in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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    A troop of Boy Scouts visit the trade booths during the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky.

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    Israeli soldiers of the Search and Rescue brigade take part in a training session in Ben Shemen forest, near the city of Modi'in, Israel.

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    People jump out of a boat right after overturning off the Libyan coast. The Italian navy says it has recovered seven bodies from the overturned migrant ship, while another 500 migrants who on board were rescued safely.

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    Members of the Ukrainian national guard "Azov" regiment and activists in Kiev, Ukraine, take part in a protest against local elections under the Minsk peace agreement in pro-Russian rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine.

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    A boy holds his father's pistol as he attends a gathering with tribesmen loyal to the Houthi movement in Sanaa, Yemen.

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    An Egyptian journalist lights candles during a vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in Cairo, Egypt. The cause of last Thursday's crash of the EgyptAir jet flying from Paris to Cairo that killed all 66 people aboard has not been determined. Ships and planes from Egypt, Greece, France, the United States and other nations are searching the Mediterranean Sea north of the Egyptian port of Alexandria for the jet's voice and flight data recorders.

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    Ultra-Orthodox Jews watch a flame during the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Omer celebration in Jerusalem. The holiday marks the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews during the Roman times.

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    An army uniform lies in the casket containing remains of Army Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating, after it arrived at the Schoen Funeral Home in New Orleans, Louisiana. More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Keating's remains have finally come home to his native New Orleans after being discovered on the island of New Guinea where he died in1942.

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    A monk is seen siting among idols on the eve of Vesak celebrations outside Kuala Lumpur in Ipoh, Malaysia. Buddhists across the world celebrate holy Vesak to honor the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Buddha 2,550 years ago.

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    Revellers dance as they take part in the Patum in the Catalan village of Berga, Spain. The Patum of Berga is a popular festival whose origin can be traced to medieval festivities in the Catalan city of Berga, during Corpus Christi. It consists of a series of dances by townspeople dressed as mystical and symbolical figures, accompanied by the rhythm of a drum.

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    A boy rides a plastic motorcycle, towed along a street that become partly submerged during heavy monsoon rains in Yangon, Myanmar.

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    One of the only surviving sheets of the world's first stamps, the Penny Black, is seen prior to leaving the UK for the first time at The Postal Museum in London, England. The 176 year old stamps, normally stored in a secure humidity controlled vault, are so rare that they are being transported under armed escort in a specially designed bomb-proof briefcase.

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    Prime Minister David Cameron recreates the famous Beatles Abbey Road album cover by walking across Abbey Road crossing with Tessa Jowell, former secretary of state for culture, media and sport, in London, England.

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    A cargo plane flies overhead as the last remaining space shuttle external propellant tank is moved across the 405 freeway in Los Angeles. The ET-94 will be displayed with the retired space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center.

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    Ramon Padua from Guam gives a thumbs up as he competes in a preliminary round at the 89th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor in Maryland.

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    A couple shout, "I love you," as a giant heart-shaped 'Love-O-Meter' is illuminated during the media preview of Vivid Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Vivid Sydney, an annual festival of light, music and ideas, runs from May 27th to June 18th.

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