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Monday March 2, Our World In Pictures

March 2, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Miguel Roberts
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TEXAS — Thousands Attend International Parade: Thousands attend the 78th annual Charro Days Grand International Parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Brownsville.

OKLAHOMA — Boarder Glides Down Slope: A snowboarder flies down a snow-covered slope in Enid on Saturday.

CHICAGO — Harbor Light Covered by Snow, Ice: A harbor light is covered by snow and ice on the Lake Michigan at 31st Street Harbor on Sunday. After one of the coldest, snowiest Februarys on record, March is expected to open with a continuation of below-normal temperatures.

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SOUTH KOREA — Lunar New Year Celebrations Continue Worldwide: South Korean people twirl cans with holes filled with burning wood chips and straw to celebrate the first full moon of the Lunar New Year in Seoul on Sunday. According to the lunar calendar, the first full moon falls on March 5 this year, and is the day Koreans traditionally eat special treats and wish for a bountiful harvest in the year.

INDIA — Students Greet Ahead of Spring Festival: Students at the Rabindra Bharati University, named after India’s first Noble laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, hug each other as they play with colors ahead of spring festival Holi in Kolkata on Monday.

SEOUL — Veteran Burns Banner: A war veteran burns a banner with photos of North Korean leaders during a rally to call for unity between two Koreas in South Korea on Sunday. Thousands of people attend a rally demanding the unification of the Korean peninsula and also celebrated the March First Independence Movement Day, the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule.

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