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Our world in photos: October 21

October 21, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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NORTH CAROLINA — Fall scenery: A couple took photos as the sun rose at Price Lake along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, on Tuesday.
Photo: Gerry Broome/AP


POLAND — Chopin competition: Pianist Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu, center, of Canada, celebrated after being named the winner of the €40,000 ($45,000) first prize in the 18th Frederic Chopin international piano competition, a prestigious event that launches pianists’ world careers, at the National Philharmonic in Warsaw, on Thursday. Almost 90 pianists from around the globe took part in the competition that was postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic.
Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP


CANADA — Dunk: Toronto Raptors forward Precious Achiuwa (5) dunked past Washington Wizards center Daniel Gafford during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto on Wednesday.
Photo: Evan Buhler/The Canadian Press via AP


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CALIFORNIA — Protest: Producer Cheryl Rich joined protesters outside the Netflix building in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, on Wednesday. Critics and supporters of Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special and its anti-transgender comments gathered outside the company’s offices on Wednesday.
Photo: Damian Dovarganes/AP


FRANCE — Track cycling: French riders competed during the men’s team pursuit qualifying race at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Roubaix, on Thursday.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP

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