Jay Fagnano, center left, and his wife, Mary, center right, join family and friends in remembrance of their son Nick Fagnano on the one-year anniversary of his death caused by lightning in Venice. The group formed a heart in the sand close to the site where the young man died. "There is a hole in our hearts that will never completely heal," said Mary Fagnano, Nick's mother.
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A swimmer warms up before competing in the Special Olympics at USC.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tourists watch the sunrise above a sea of fog on Eggishorn mountain in Fiesch, Switzerland.
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Two girls ride on their horses near Frankfurt, Germany.
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A youth jumps into the sea near a southern suburb of Athens, Greece.
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Backdropped by wooden silhouettes representing people who have disappeared, a man and two women take part in a ceremony to remember the missing, and begin a search effort in the landfill La Escombrera, on the outskirts of Medellin, Colombia. La Escombrera is where the remains of as many as 300 people are believed to have been dumped during one of the darkest chapters of Colombia's long-running civil conflict.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Benavides / Associated PressLink
A Palestinian family sits around a fire next to their home in al-Tufah, in the east of Gaza City, during a power outage. Residents of Gaza, home to 1.8 million people, have been experiencing up to 15 hours of electricity outages a day for the past two weeks because of fuel and power shortages.
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President Barack Obama laughs at the hairnets the members of the media to wear during a tour of Faffa Food, which produces low-cost and high-protein foods, with the help of Feed the Future in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Obama will become the first U.S. president to address the African Union, in the culmination of a short tour of the region Tuesday that has seen him focus on security and human rights.
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Russia's mixed duet of Aleksandr Maltsev, not seen, and Darina Valitova compete in the synchronized swimming competition at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
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An Indian activist shouts slogans from inside a police van after being detained during a protest against the death sentence of Yakub Memon, a key plotter of the Mumbai bomb attacks that killed hundreds of people in 1993 in India. The attacks are a religiously contentious issue in India because they are believed to have been staged by Mumbai's Muslim-dominated underworld in retaliation for anti-Muslim violence that killed more than 1,000 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman gets a closer look at a floral wall at the Qatar Pavilion on day one of the Qatar Goodwood Festival in Chichester, England.
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Hazara Afghan children sit inside their cave in the old city of Bamiyan, northwest of Kabul, in Afghanistan. Carved into dun-colored cliffs, hundreds of manufactured caves situated next to empty niches that once sheltered giant Buddha statues destroyed by the Taliban are home to Bamiyan's poverty-stricken, who have nowhere else to go.
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A man walks through the Harbin Ice Wonderland in Bangkok, Thailand. Over the past year, two indoor cold-weather venues, Snow Town and Harbin Ice Wonderland, have opened in Bangkok, offering many Thais their first opportunity to visit a frozen, wintry landscape.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Taylor Weidman / Getty ImagesLink
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