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05/07/2012

France elects Francois Hollande - Editor's Choice - Pictures of the Day - May 6, 2012

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Supporters of Socialist Party candidate for the presidential election Francois Hollande react after the first results of the second round of French presidential elections outside Socialist Party campaign headquarters in Paris, France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. First results show that Hollande had won the election. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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Supporters of Francois Hollande react. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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Supporters of right-wing incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy look at the second round results of the French Presidential elections in Paris at " La Mutualite" hall. (AFP/Getty Images/Jacques Demarthon)

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French citizens celebrate at Place de la Bastille after Francois Hollande won. (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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A supporter of Nicolas Sarkozy holds up a French flag that reads "Nicolas, you remain the best" at Mutualite meeting hall in Paris. (ReutersPhilippe Wojazer)

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Crowds at Bastille Square in Paris. (AFP/Getty Images/Thomas Samson)

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Supporters climb the La Bastille square monument. The July Column commemorates the events of the July Revolution of 1830 in which King Charles X was overthrown. (Reuters/Pascal Rossignol)

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Supporters touch a copy of the L'Express magazine cover featuring Hollande's win during a victory rally at Place de la Bastille. (Reuters/Charles Platiau)

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