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Tuesday April 14, Our World In Pictures

April 14, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Photo: Alexa Hoyer
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BROOKLYN: Congressman Lewis Signs Bestselling “March” Books: Shown is Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) at a book signing at The Brooklyn Music School on April 8. Congressman Lewis spoke to students about his No. 1 New York Times and Washington Post bestselling “March” series, his life as a key figure in the Civil Rights Movement and the power young people possess to change the world through nonviolence. 

GREECE — Men Ignite Rockets During Easter Celebrations: Young men ignite rockets during Greek Orthodox Easter celebrations on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, late Saturday. Thousands of handmade rockets are fired every year on Great Saturday night, before the Resurrection, by locals of the two rival churches of Agios Markos and Panagia Erithiani, in the village of Vrontados.

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CALIFORNIA — Coachella Attendees Dance: Festival goers dance in the Sahara Tent at the 2015 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Sunday in Indio.

VIRGINIA — Fireworks Erupt Behind Ferris Wheel: In this April 11 photo, spectators watch fireworks erupt beyond a Ferris wheel at the Charlottesville Dogwood Festival carnival in Charlottesville.

VIRGINIA — Boy Places Pinwheels in Light of Child Abuse Prevention Month: Gabe Eshleman, 12, of Harrisonburg, Va., places pinwheels in the ground on Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg on Sunday for Pinwheels for Prevention, which plants pinwheels in honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month.

BOSNIA — Man Tugs Horses During Competition: A Bosnian man urges his horses to pull logs up a hill during a competition in the Bosnian town of Sokolac on Monday. The annual festival celebrates the centuries old tradition of pulling logs honoring the owners of the strongest horses. Owners of the horses gather from all over Bosnia and beyond, and compete in a show of horse strength.

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