1. A Shi’ite Muslim boy, with blood stains freckling his face and body, looks on after beating himself with razor chains during the Ashura religious festival in Yangon, Myanmar. Even the youngest of the Shi’ite mourners will beat themselves or slash their bodies with knives during Ashura to mark the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, who was killed during a battle in A.D. 680. PHOTO: REUTERS/Minzayar

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