Daily Life, May and June 2012

A glimpse of daily life around the world through the lenses of photographers of the Associated Press and their member newspapers. [40 photos total]

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Afghan refugee children get caught in a sand storm in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. (AP / Muhammed Muheisen) #
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A clerk in a traditional costume at an old fashioned tea house takes a rest Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (AP / Eugene Hoshiko) #
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A row of restaurants and bars are reflected in a pool of water after a rain storm in Beijing, China, Sunday, June 3, 2012. (AP / Ng Han Guan) #
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A man naps on his tricycle near the Chinese characters for "Collection of discarded items" in Beijing Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Ng Han Guan) #
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A newly wed couple waits for a wedding photo session at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist destinations in town, Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (AP / Eugene Hoshiko) #
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Children leave for home after school as it starts to rain in Beijing Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Ng Han Guan) #
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A forest farm worker patrols on a motorbike to prevent illegal logging at the state-run forest management area in Shaowu in southeastern China's Fujian province on Thursday, May 24, 2012. ( AP / Liu Tao) #
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Forest farm workers move timber at the state-run forest management area in Shaowu in southeastern China's Fujian province on May 24, 2012. ( AP / Liu Tao) #
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Young boys bow before the Dongjasung (little monk) soccer match held to celebrate Buddha's upcoming birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. They are the children who entered the temple to experience the life of a monk for three weeks in Little Buddha Camp. (AP / Lee Jin-man) #
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Young boys play during the Dongjasung (little monk) soccer match under lanterns to celebrate Buddha's upcoming birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (AP / Lee Jin-man) #
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A Cambodian villager, left, offers some food to Buddhist monks along the road while collecting alms from devotees in Barach village 6 kilometers (4 miles) northeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP / Heng Sinith) #
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Passengers ride a local train in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP / Greg Baker) #
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A disabled Indian man stands with crutches as he begs for alms outside a Hindu Temple on a warm morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Kevin Frayer) #
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Nomad women milk buffaloes on the outskirts of Amritsar, India, Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP / Altaf Qadri) #
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An Indian migrant laborer washes himself as he cools off on a warm morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Kevin Frayer) #
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An Indian laborer loads his donkey with stones on a warm morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Kevin Frayer) #
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Vehicles move past Pakistani day laborers, sleeping under a mosquito net, in the middle of a street in Islamabad, Pakistan, early Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP / Muhammed Muheisen) #
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Pakistanis jump into a canal to beat the heat, in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, June 3, 2012. The Intense heat has gripped parts of Pakistan, pushing temperatures of 48 degrees Celsius (118.4 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP / K.M. Chaudary) #
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A Pakistani man is reflected in the mirror of a street barber while having a haircut, as a youth jumps in to a canal to beat the heat, in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP / K.M. Chaudary) #
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Afghan refugee girls, Nasreen Gul, 5, right, and Yasmine Sadiq, 2, play on a wooden cart left outside a mosque near a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP / Muhammed Muheisen) #
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Pakistani eunuchs dance at a local shrine in a suburb of Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, May 28, 2012. (AP / B.K. Bangash) #
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A Pakistani man walks in a park in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 26, 2012. (AP / Fareed Khan) #
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A Pakistani family rides a motorbike past plastic pools displayed for sale by a vendor, not pictured, on a roadside in Gujranwala, Pakistan, Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP / Aftab Rizvi) #
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An Afghan Woman buys birds at a market in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May, 29, 2012. (AP / Ahmad Jamshid) #
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An Israeli man digs a hole in the sand at Tel Aviv's beach, Israel, Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP / Oded Balilty) #
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An Egyptian street vendor sells candy on the beach of Alexandria, Egypt, Thursday, May 24, 2012. ( AP / Khalil Hamra) #
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A young man, seen in silhouette, rides his skateboard at the Cais do Sodre subway station, Saturday, May 26, 2012 in Lisbon, Portugal. (AP / Francisco Seco) #
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Two people dressed as Disney characters take a break from posing for photos with tourists in central Madrid Tuesday June 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul White) (AP / Paul White) #
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Municipal workers lay a cable as women walk in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP / Dmitry Lovetsky) #
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A woman carries a bucket containing water collected from the rain in her house in Yaurawila, La Mosquitia region, Honduras, Thursday, May 24, 2012. (AP / Rodrigo Abd) #
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Gianni Vernet, 3, plays a marimba prior to a performance by the Sequimarimba music group at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts on Saturday, May 26, 2012, in Port Angeles, Wash. The four-day festival of arts and music is in its 19th season over the Memorial Day weekend. (AP / Keith Thorpe) #
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Volunteers help inflate a hot air balloon for the KLAQ Balloon Festival, Sunday, May 27, 2012 in Santa Teresa, N.M. Hundreds of spectators gathered at a local country club to watch the hot air balloons take off. (AP / Juan Carlos Llorca) #
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Levi Boddie-Adams, 10, of Freeport, Ill. races down a Slip 'n Slide Monday, June 4, 2012, in Freeport, Ill. (The Journal-Standard / Joe Tamborello) #
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Valerie Castaneda, 7, left, and Ebony Montero, 6, count down before they go down the slide Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the Temple Water Park Spray Station on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Nacogdoches, Texas. (The Daily Sentinel / Andrew D. Brosig) #
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An Amish farmer works his tobacco field along West Eby Road with a backdrop of clouds, Monday, June 4, 2012, in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County. (Lancaster Newspapers / Richard Hertzler) #
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A damselfly clings to the side of a blade of grass Friday, May 25, 2012 in Brainerd, Minn. (Brainerd Dispatch / Kelly Humphrey) #
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Anthony Smith, 7, gets a close-up view of a Monarch butterfly inside a butterfly tent at the annual "Bugs & Butterflies at Riley" at Riley Wilderness Park in Coto De Caza, Calif., Sunday, June 3, 2012. (The Orange County Register / Ana Venegas) #
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A robin feeds four chicks in a nest in rural Grant County, Ind. on Sunday, June 3, 2012. (Chronicle-Tribune / Jeff Morehead) #
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Tina Aston walks her 11 dogs down Main Street in Poland, Maine, on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. (Lewiston Sun Journal / Russ Dillingham) #
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A child climbs on structural supports at a graduation ceremony at Mosinee High School in Mosinee, Wis., Sunday, June 3, 2012. (Wausau Daily Herald / Dan Young) #

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