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An Indian child,
dressed as Hindu god Lord Shiva, plays with sand on the banks of the Sangam in
Allahabad on March 5. The Sangam is a holy bathing site during The Kumbh
Mela, which runs from January until March, and takes place every 12 years in
Allahabad while smaller events are held every three years in other locations
around India. (Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
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