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Ash Monday

Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a colorful 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a colorful 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in...more

Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a colorful 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A reveller celebrates Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate Ash Monday  by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A reveller celebrates. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A reveller throws colored flour. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller throws colored flour. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller throws colored flour. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Two revellers kiss as they celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two revellers kiss as they celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two revellers kiss as they celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A reveller celebrates Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A reveller celebrates Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers celebrate. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Revellers take a selfie as they celebrate Ash Monday. 

REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers take a selfie as they celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Revellers take a selfie as they celebrate Ash Monday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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