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Winter solstice on Stonehenge

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises during the winter solstice at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises during the winter solstice at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises during the winter solstice at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A man touches one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man touches one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man touches one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druid, Arthur Pendragon, celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druid, Arthur Pendragon, celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druid, Arthur Pendragon, celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A woman and a child touch one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman and a child touch one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman and a child touch one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A woman touches one of the stones as the sun rises. 

REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman touches one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman touches one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A man embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A reveller celebrates the winter solstice as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller celebrates the winter solstice as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A druid holds his sword as he celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A druid holds his sword as he celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A druid holds his sword as he celebrates. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman embraces one of the stones as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A reveller holds a crystal ball. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller holds a crystal ball. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A reveller holds a crystal ball. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Revellers embrace as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers embrace as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers embrace as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Revellers celebrate the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druids and other worshippers celebrate the winter solstice. 

REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate the winter solstice. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A girl listens to incantations during celebrations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A girl listens to incantations during celebrations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A girl listens to incantations during celebrations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druids and other worshippers celebrate. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Druid, Arthur Pendragon, leads incantations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druid, Arthur Pendragon, leads incantations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Druid, Arthur Pendragon, leads incantations. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Revellers celebrate as the sun rises. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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