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Thursday, February 22: Our World In Pictures

February 22, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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FLORIDA — Shooting Victims are Laid to Rest: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Athletic Director Chris Brent Hixon, 49, is laid to rest at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth on Wednesday. He was one of the 17 victims killed in last week’s shooting.

INDIA — Dancers Perform: Tribal girls in ethnic costumes perform the Hajong dance during an election rally in Phoolbari on Thursday. The region’s state assembly election is scheduled for Feb. 27.

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MICHIGAN — Practicing for a Presentation: Mychael Davis, 5, smiles as she spots her teacher down the hallway while rehearsing her presentation in a tutu before speaking in front of the Flint Board of Education meeting at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint on Wednesday.

ENGLAND — Picasso Piece to be Displayed for First Time: In this Thursday photo, Sotheby’s employees hold up “Femme au beret et a la robe quadrillee,” one of Pablo Picasso’s portraits of his muse Marie-Theres Walter. The piece is scheduled to be auctioned for the first time on Feb. 28 during the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s auction house in London. Picasso painted the portrait the same year as his masterpiece “Guernica.”



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