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World survives as Maya 'end of days' marked in Mexico


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Tourists meditate at the archaeological site of the Maya civilization of Copan December 21, 2012. Mystics, hippies and tourists descended on the ruins of Maya cities to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun - a period of around 400 years - and many hoped it would lead to a better era for humanity. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera