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    Aug 27, 2014

    47 Incredible Photos Of Parents From Around The World

    We're more alike than you may realize.

    1. Afghanistan

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    A mother and her newborn baby bond in Kabul.

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    A father and his sons in Pech Valley.

    3. Australia

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    Kody Gallen talks to his father, Paul, of Australia's national rugby league team the Kangaroos, after a match in Sydney.

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    A mother and her son soak up the sun on Christmas Day at Sydney's Bondi Beach.

    5. Brazil

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    A mother adjusts her daughter's shoe in São Paulo.

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    A father holds his daughter (whose name is tattooed on his arm) during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

    7. Myanmar

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    A mother touches up her daughter's makeup in anticipation of the New Year Water Festival.

    8. Canada

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    A work-from-home mom breastfeeds her son in British Columbia.

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    A mother teaches her daughter to ice skate.

    10. China

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    A dad gives his son a lift to check out the strawberries at the Seventh International Strawberry Symposium in Beijing.

    11.

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    A mother holds her daughter in front of their home in Yinchuan.

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    A mother and father swing their son as they cross Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

    13. Egypt

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    A mother and her daughter reflect before the start of their day.

    14. England

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    A mother and daughter in Manchester celebrate the latter having just received strong results in her A-levels (exams that play a large role in gaining admittance to university).

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    A father comforts his son after their hometown team lose a match in Middlesbrough.

    16. Fiji

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    A mother and father fix their fishing net as their baby plays nearby.

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    A mother and her two children.

    18. France

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    Returning home after a long day in Paris.

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    A mother comforts her son, who has just skinned his knee, in Paris.

    20. Germany

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    A mother and her 3-year-old enjoy a fountain in Berlin.

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    A dad visits the park with his twin daughters during his six-month-long paternity leave.

    22.

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    Two dads and their daughter attend the opening of Germany's first gay parent counseling center in Berlin.

    23. Greenland

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    A mother helps her son walk along a beam in Kangerlussuaq.

    24. India

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    A mother in New Delhi walks her son to school.

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    A father and his son check out a potential "first car" in New Delhi. (The car is a Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, and costs just $2,000.)

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    A mom embraces her daughter in Mumbai.

    27. Ireland

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    A mother leads her husband and son in a race to raise money for their local school.

    28. Italy

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    A mother and father enjoy gelato with their kids in Tuscany.

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    A mother smiles as her baby is bundled up against the cold.

    30. Japan

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    A mother and father surprise their daughter with a trip to the Yosakoi Festival in Harajuku.

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    A dad films his daughter as she rides her bike.

    32. Mexico

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    Parents flank their happy daughter, who has just adopted a cat, in Baja California Sur.

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    A dad introduces his daughter at her Quinceañera.

    34. Russia

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    A dad kicks his son a soccer ball in Moscow.

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    A new mother and her baby nap in Moscow.

    36. South Africa

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    A dad smiles with his daughter at a golf tournament in Durban.

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    A mother pushes her kids in a wheelbarrow in Mogale City.

    38. Spain

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    Parents look on as their daughter plays with her toys.

    39.

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    Mothers in Madrid protest a store that ejected a woman for breastfeeding.

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    A father and mother enjoy paella as their daughter uses her phone in Villacañas.

    41. South Sudan

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    A mother waits with her daughter to vote in Juba.

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    A mother cooks dinner for her kids in Juba.

    43. Switzerland

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    Sharing a kiss in Montreux.

    44. United States

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    A mom teaches her daughter the finer points of baseball at a Nationals game in Washington, D.C.

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    Parents lead their children to their first day of school in New York City.

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    A father and son enjoy the Pacific as the sun goes down in Seal Beach, California.

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    A proud father hugs his adopted son during the boy's citizenship ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Fairfax, Virginia.

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