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December 12, 2003

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About 100 Taiwan's cancer children dress as the Santa Claus during a rally in Taipei .

Hot air balloons lift off during the 23nd Annual Red Rock Balloon Rally at Red Rock State Park near Gallup, New Mexico. The balloon rally is the world's second largest with some 180 balloons flying into cliff-bound canyons during the three-day event.

Newly crowned Miss World 2003 Rosanna Davison of Ireland reacts to the crowd at the Beauty Crown Theater in Sanya, in southern China's Hainan Province. China's Qi Guan finished third and Canada's Nazanin Afshin-Jam finished second.

Denis Nesmiyanov, one of 170 people injured in a suicide blast on a commuter train looks at his six-month-old son Maxim at the hospital in Yessentuki, southern Russia. At least 40 people died and 150 were injured when a blast blamed on a suicide bomber ripped through a Russian commuter train near the war-torn republic of Chechnya.


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