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A view of the beach in Cancún, México, where Marco Jara worked in the tourism industry and eventually met his future husband.

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Awaiting the counterattack outside the White House Moscow during the August 1991 coup attempt to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev. Barricades and shelters across the south entrance to the White House from which Yeltsin, President of Russia, defied the…

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Strikers stoning a trolley car during the General Strike of 1910

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"Mary Harris "Mother" Jones with children and adults beginning their "Children's Crusade" to walk from Philadelphia to Oyster Bay, New York, to publicize the conditions of children working in textile mills."

Irina Melekhina's oldest daughter Alisa in 2010 at a chess tournament. Alisa's father taught her to play chess at age 5 and she began to play competitively at age 7.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Starling, 41st Fires Brigade, Civil Planning Team, Fort Hood, Texas, counts sheep in Al Kut, Iraq, on Dec. 8. The sheep are provided to local Iraqi families in the Wasit province, Iraq.

U.S. Army Capt. N.I. Okpokwasili (left), from Bronx, N.Y., 41st Fires Brigade, and Maj. Christopher Shaffer (center), from Clearwater, Fla., 945th Forward Surgical Team, 10th Combat Support Hospital, Forward Operating Base Delta, observe a surgical…

A view of modern Baghdad with the Tigris in the foreground. The skyscraper in the center of the Baghdad telecommunications building in 1980.
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