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South Korean elementary and middle school students rub their bodies with the snow during a winter military camp for kids at the Cheongryong Self-denial Training Camp on Daebu Island in Ansan. Some 50 students took part in the three-day camp as a way to mentally and physically strengthen themselves.

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A competitor (lower R) heads towards a stormfront near the Bass Strait during the 66th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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A couple walk by a group of 16 statues representing characters from the work of classic Romanian playwright Ion Luca Caragiale, known for his humorous criticism of 19th century Romanian society, during a snow fall in Bucharest, Romania.

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Christian women attend a prayer for peace on December at Republic square in Abidjan, as Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo warned in an interview Monday that a French-US plot to refuse to recognise him as Ivory Coast's legitimate leader was pushing the country towards civil war.

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People look down at a crypt museum at Saint George Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut. Eight layers of occupation from the Hellenistic period to the present, including the remains of five, possibly six successive churches were found during the excavation process, conducted by the Archaelogical Museum of the American University of Beirut, and the ruins are being preserved in the crypt museum. It opens to the public Jan. 3, 2011.

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A gray heron stands among ducks during feeding time in the zoo in Berlin.

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Members of the public watch as the Ashford Valley Fox Hunt set off to begin the hunt in Tenderten, Kent, south east England.

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A woman walks through the snow in the early morning hours in Manhattan's East Village in New York City. A winter storm is pounding the East Coast of the United States and is expected to deliver a foot of snow for New York City and New England.

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Jose Carlos Xochitiltecatl, center, shovels snow early Monday to make way for Khaaliq Spann's vehicle which was stuck in deep snow in Downtown Newark, N.J.

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People get their hair cut at the Plaza Vieja (Old Square) in Havana. Scissors in hand, 300 hair stylists celebrated the Day of the Barber in Cuba with a marathon haircutting event in the old Colonial district of Havana.

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Travellers carry their luggage through a snow bank on 7th Avenue in front of Penn Station after a snow storm in New York. A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, dumping up to 74 cm of snow.

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Shawn Keefe (L) and Abdi Yusuf clear snow from the front of a home during a snowstorm in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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Jean Richard clears snow from his car at his ski cottage in Waterford, NB. Most of New Brunswick was hit with heavy snow that began falling early Monday morning.

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Even though the weather was very frigid with strong winds, Janet Parsons, left, and her daughter Beatrice Hunter still made it out to skate on a small cleared off part of Grenadier Pond in High Park, Toronto.

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