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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

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USS Ashland sailors help Zeus, one of two dogs accompanying two Honolulu women who were rescued on Oct. 25 after they were lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti.

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Military aircraft perform a flyover before Game 1 of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 24.

Patrick Hertzog / AFP / Getty Images

Swedish MEP Linnéa Engström sits behind a placard during a debate about combating sexual harassment and abuse in the EU at the European Parliament in France, on Oct 25.

Andrew Renneisen / Getty Images

A woman lays on the ground in protest as a group of police stand guard outside of a polling station during Kenya's controversial rerun election on Oct. 26.


Hamza Al-ajweh / AFP / Getty Images

A Syrian man cleans a pool of blood from the floor as another one treats a baby at a makeshift clinic in the rebel held town of Douma, Syria, on Oct. 26.


Gali Tibbon / AFP / Getty Images

US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and wife Louise Linton lay a wreath at the Hall of Remembrance on Oct. 26 during their visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem.

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg / Getty Images

President Trump speaks while meeting with children of the White House press corps dressed in Halloween costumes in the Oval Office on Oct. 27.

Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

Crowds of people hold up photographs of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they wait in line to attend his funeral during the five-day royal cremation ceremony on Oct. 26.


Laura is a photo editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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