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Wednesday Oct. 1: Our World In Pictures

October 1, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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MYANMAR — Fishermen Enjoy Blue Skies: An ethnic Inntha fishermen on boats use their fishing net in Inlay lake, Nyaung Shwe township, southern Shan State, Myanmar, on Wednesday.

LAS VEGAS — Dozens of Dogs Killed in Overnight Fire: A small dog looks out from beneath a car in the front yard at a home where more than two dozen dogs were killed in an overnight fire in North Las Vegas on Monday. Firefighters say at least 41 dogs were killed and 52 survived after the fire.

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GEORGIA — Former President Parties for his Birthday: Former President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with well-wishers as he arrives for a birthday party at Maxine Reese Park on Sunday in Plains, Ga. Carter is celebrating his 90th birthday in Atlanta on Wednesday. Carter is the second-oldest of the five living U.S. presidents.

MASSACHUSETTS — Drug Candlelight Vigil Held for Those Lost to Drug Addiction:  Lauren Crump, left, writes a remembrance for her uncle Brian Farmer and her cousin Johnny Silvia on a balloon while Ashley Erho writes a remembrance for her cousin Mellissa Duff, all of whom were lost to drug addiction, at the Noel Field walking track in North Adams for the eighth annual Candlelight Vigil of Healing, Remembrance and Recovery for the family and friends of those who are recovering, are addicted, and have died from drug addiction.  

GEORGIA — Woman Mourns After News of Shooting: A woman reacts after receiving news that a loved one was killed during a shooting near a mobile home community on Athens east side behind the Airport Minit Market on Tuesday in Athens, Ga.  Athens-Clarke County police Maj. Clarence Holeman tells the Athens Banner-Herald details on the circumstances that led to the shooting are unclear and authorities are working to determine what led up to the gunfire.

CALIFORNIA — Former NFL Quarterback Paints Mural that Reflects on Drug Addiction: Todd Marinovich, the former Orange County high school, USC and NFL quarterback whose career was derailed by drug addiction, looks over the mural he is painting on the side of the Gem Theatre in Garden Grove Friday afternoon on Sept. 26.

DALLAS — Young Texan Plays with Pumpkins: Zion Elzie carries a pumpkin at Pumpkin Village in the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden on Tuesday in Dallas.

INDIA — Hindu Festival Celebrates Lord Rama: An Indian man applies make up on an artist before he leaves to go on stage for a traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of Hindu God Rama, to celebrate the festival of Dussehra in Allahabad, India, on Wednesday. The Hindu festival of Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.

SWEDEN — Support for “Umbrella Revolution” Shown Worldwide: Demonstrators in Stockholm show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations currently blocking central Hong Kong that have been dubbed the “umbrella revolution” on Wednesday in Stockholm, Sweden. Hong Kong has been plunged into the worst political crisis since its 1997 handover.

MISSOURI — Ferguson Protests Continue: Rosalind Hagedorn spins her hula hoop while joining protesters in front of the Ferguson police station on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo.

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