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In Pictures: Superheroes clean windows at children's hospital in Brazil

High rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes smile to the camera as they clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The hospital had their regular window washers dress up in super hero costumes to commemorate Children's Day, celebrated in Brazil on Oct. 12, to entertain their young patients who can see the men from their hospital rooms.

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High rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes smile to the camera as they clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

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Men dressed as Superman and Captain America clean the glass facade of Hospital Infantil Sabara before meeting with patients of the children's hospital in Sao Paulo October 11, 2013.

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Men dressed as Superman and Captain America prepare to clean the glass facade of Hospital Infantil Sabara before meeting with patients of the children's hospital in Sao Paulo October 11, 2013.

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A man dressed as Superman (L) cleans the glass facade of Hospital Infantil Sabara as patient Beatriz Carlini, 4, and her mother look on, at the children's hospital in Sao Paulo October 11, 2013.

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Patient Luis Henrique, 4, takes a picture of men dressed as Superman (L) and Captain America as they clean the glass facade of Hospital Infantil Sabara during a meeting with patients of the children's hospital in Sao Paulo October 11, 2013.

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A man dressed as Superman prepares to clean the glass facade of Hospital Infantil Sabara before meeting with patients of the children's hospital in Sao Paulo October 11, 2013.

NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A young patient inside the Sabara Children's Hospital reaches through a small opening of the window to greet a window cleaner wearing a Captain America costume, as another dressed as Superman looks on in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

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Young patients watch high rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

Andre Penner/AP

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