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As a photographer based in the Middle East, Uriel Sinai sees his share of violence and hardship. This season, however, Sinai captured the Christmas spirit in the little West Bank town of Bethlehem. Pilgrims travel from around the world to visit the Church of the Nativity, where it is believed Jesus was born.

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Christmas • Getty Images • Uriel Sinai • World
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Photojournalist Joe Raedle has been covering the Iraq War since its start in 2003. He’s now documenting its final days as the last American troops prepare to leave the country. The Getty Images photographer shares some of his memorable moments from over the years.

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Conflict Photography • Getty Images • Iraq • Joe Raedle • World
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The Allentown Boxing Gym's youth program began in 2009 to offer kids in poor neighborhoods an alternative to hanging out on the streets of the Pennsylvania city. Getty photographer Spencer Platt hopes his images will help viewers question their assumptions about urban America, poverty and youth.

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Boxing • Getty Images • Spencer Platt • Sports • U.S.
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CNN 2011 Hero of the Year Robin Lim became a midwife after her sister died from complications during pregnancy. Since 2003, she and her team in Indonesia have helped thousands of low-income women have a healthy pregnancy and birth.

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CNN Heroes • Getty Images • Palani Mohan • World
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Photographer Daniel Berehulak describes the Sonepur Mela, one of Asia’s largest cattle fairs, as an attack on the senses. Held in Sonepur, near Patna, India, the fair originates from ancient times when people traded elephants and horses across the Ganges River. Berehulak photographed the event in November.

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Daniel Berehulak • Festivals • Getty Images • India • World
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Photographer Andrew Burton has covered the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City from its beginning. He said the Occupy “day of action” on Thursday, November 17, was one of the most violent and sporadic days yet

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Andrew Burton • Getty Images • Occupy • U.S.
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Ezra Shaw, a photographer for Getty Images, covered the Carrier Classic on board the USS Carl Vinson on Friday, November 11. He shares his experiences of photographing a college basketball game that he says was unlike any other.

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Ezra Shaw • Getty Images • Sports • U.S.
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Film is an unusual choice for a fast-paced sporting event in the digital age, such as a NASCAR race at the legendary Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. But Getty Images photographer Mario Tama took on the challenge, armed with a plastic panoramic camera.

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Black-and-white • Getty Images • Mario Tama • Panoramic • Sports • U.S.
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