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Our world in photos: June 24

June 24, 2020 Noah Singer
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Making change: The word “Killer” spray painted on the base of the statue of President Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Park on Tuesday. Protesters tried to topple the statue Monday night. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


GERMANY — New normal: Lawmakers attended a session of the state parliament in Duesseldorf on Wednesday. To meet in full session, the seats in the plenary were converted into transparent boxes due to the coronavirus. Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Looking ahead: A sleepy child wore protective goggles as she settled onto her mother’s shoulder near the White House on Tuesday, amid continuing anti-racism demonstrations following the death of George Floyd. Photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP


ALABAMA — Standing together: Team owner Richard Petty, right, stood with NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series in Talladega on Monday. In an act of solidarity against racism, dozens of drivers pushed Wallace’s car to the front of the field before Monday’s race. Photo: John Bazemore/AP


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INDONESIA — Floating along: A boat carried dozens of Rohingya Muslims off North Aceh on Wednesday. Indonesian fishermen discovered the group of refugees on the wooden boat, an official said. Photo: Zik Maulana/AP


FLORIDA — Graduation day: Valedictorian Sierra Morgado listened during a graduation ceremony for the senior class of Chambers High School at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Tuesday, in Homestead. Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP

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