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Our world in photos: August 7

August 7, 2020 Noah Singer
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MISSISSIPPI — New normal: Zach Lee, an eighth grader at Guntown Middle School, sanitized a desk as he and other students entered their math class on Thursday morning. Photo: Adam Robison/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP


SOUTH KOREA — Rallying together: Interns and resident doctors attended a rally in Seoul on Friday against a government plan to use funding to increase the number of medical students in the country. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


PHILIPPINES — Slow times: Unemployed bus drivers lined up to receive food donations in Quezon City on Friday. Public transportation has again been restricted under lockdown. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


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BOLIVIA — Rolling drums: The presidential honor guard played music in La Paz on Thursday before Bolivian interim President Jeanine Anez gave an Independence Day address. Photo: Juan Karita/AP


LEBANON — Rescue team: A rescue team on Friday surveyed the site of this week’s massive explosion at the port of Beirut. Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


MASSACHUSETTS — Silent moments: Miki Fukui observed five minutes of silence during a vigil on Pittsfield on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the day the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, killing over 100,000 people. Photo: Stephanie Zollshan/The Berkshire Eagle via AP


RUSSIA — Big smile: A boy played with a kite near the Voskresensky Cathedral in the town of Tutayev on Thursday. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP

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