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    Ermias's Eldest uncle joins the small throng of neighbors and family who have gathered outside the home to see young Ermias and the Yantis-Blank family off.

  • South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

    South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

    SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 07: Crowds dance and march on Vilakazi Street in front of the former home of Nelson Mandela on December 7, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mandela, also known as Madiba, passed away on the evening of December 5th, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images)

  • South Africans Continue To Mourn The Loss Of Their Former President Nelson Mandela

    South Africans Continue To Mourn The Loss Of Their Former President Nelson Mandela

    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 09: South African Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 9, 2013. Mandela, also known as Tata Madiba, passed away on the evening of December 5th at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president after being jailed for decades for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Desmond Tutu

  • South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

    South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

    SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 08: Parishioners at the Orlando West Methodist Church sing praises and dance during a Sunday church service on December 8, 2013 in the neighborhood of Soweto, in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Orlando West Methodist Church was the church home of Winnie Mandela and the Mandela Family with Winnie Mandela still belonging to the church today. The service included a special memorial section and prayer for former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mandela, also known as Madiba, passed away on the evening of December 5th, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images)

  • The Unveiling Of The Nelson Mandela Statue

    The Unveiling Of The Nelson Mandela Statue

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 16: Zwelivelile "Mandla" Mandela and South African President Jacob Zuma pose for a photo in front of a statue of Former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings on December 16, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. The statue was dedicated on the day after the burial of Nelson Mandela in his home village of Qunu on December 15, 2013. Nelson Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. December 16 is celebrated in South Africa as Reconciliation Day and marks several significant events in South African history. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images)

  • The Body Of Former South African President Nelson Mandela Lies In State

    The Body Of Former South African President Nelson Mandela Lies In State

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 12: Two woman are amoung the thousands of visitors that lined up to view the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days as part of a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images)

  • South Africans Continue To Mourn The Loss Of Their Former President Nelson Mandela

    South Africans Continue To Mourn The Loss Of Their Former President Nelson Mandela

    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 09: United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon tours the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory prior to a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on December 9, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mandela, also known as Tata Madiba, passed away on the evening of December 5th at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president after being jailed for decades for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ban Ki-moon

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  • Flags In Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary on May 24, 2012

    Flags In Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary on May 24, 2012

    A mourner, believed to be Air Force Reserve Captain Teresa Dutcher lays at the grave of Corporal Michael Avery Pursel at Arlington National Cemetary in Arlington, Virginia. She visits the cematery at the conclusion of the "Flags In" on May 24, 2012. Each year for the past 40 years, the 3rd U.S. Infantry or "Old Guard" honors America's war dead by placing American flags at the gravestones of service members buried at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day weekend. The tradition, known as "flags in," is conducted annually by the 3rd U.S. Infantry, the Army's official ceremonial unit. Every available soldier in the 3rd U.S. Infantry participates, placing a small American flag one foot in front and centered before each grave marker over a three-hour period. During this time, the soldiers place flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones.

  • "Flags In" at Arlington National Cemetery - May 27 2010

    "Flags In" at Arlington National Cemetery - May 27 2010

    Molly Pannell of Washington, DC and Monica McNeal of Seattle, Washington pay their respects Lance Corporal Eric L. Ward at Arlington National Cemetery on May 27, 2010. Lance Corporal Ward, who was the son of Monica McNeal was killed in an IED explosion while serving in Afghanistan on February 21, 2010. Mother and family friend were visiting Lance Corporal Wards grave as Soldiers  from  the  3rd  U.S.  Infantry  Regiment  (The  Old  Guard) were placing  more  than  250,000 grave decorating  flags at Arlington National Cemetery in preperation for the Memorial Day Weekend Observance.

  • Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed arrive for weekend visit at Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club - June 22, 2007

    Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed arrive for weekend visit at Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club - June 22, 2007

    Sgt Nick Baubore and his wife Maria Baubore of Traverse City, Michigan at the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club following the arrival of Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed Hospital who will be participating in the Achilles Hope and Possibility 5-Miler in Central park on Saturday June 23, 2007.

  • Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed arrive for weekend visit at Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club - June 22, 2007

    Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed arrive for weekend visit at Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club - June 22, 2007

    Corporal Peter Rooney and wife Susan Rooney at the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard and Airmans Club following the arrival of Wounded Veterens from Walter Reed Hospital who will be participating in the Achilles Hope and Possibility 5-Miler in Central park on Saturday June 23, 2007.

  • Memorial Day 2008 at Arlington National Cemetery - May 16, 2008

    Memorial Day 2008 at Arlington National Cemetery - May 16, 2008

    Denise Hlavaty of St. Paul, Minnesota mourns her boyfriend, U.S. Army Staff Sgt Steve Butcher of 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia who was killed in Action in Iraq on May 23, 2007. Ms. Hlavaty makes the trip to Arlington once a year to pay her respects to Sgt Butcher who was 27 years of age when he died on May 23, 2007 of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit in Ramadi, Iraq.

  • 4 Alarm Fire guts 4 story residential building at 816 Washington in Brooklyn, NY - June 4, 2011

    4 Alarm Fire guts 4 story residential building at 816 Washington in Brooklyn, NY - June 4, 2011

    Brooklyn, NY - Firefighters scramble to escape the debris of a wall collapse during a 4-alarm fire at 816 Washington Avenue in the borough of Brooklyn on June 4, 2011

  • Funeral for New York Fire Department (FDNY) firefighter Robert Beddia - August 18 2007

    Funeral for New York Fire Department (FDNY) firefighter Robert Beddia - August 18 2007

    The helmet of New York Fire Department (FDNY) firefighter Robert Beddia is given to his sister Susan Olson at St. Patrick's Cathedral after his funeral in New York 24 August 2007. Beddia was fatally injured while fighting a seven-alarm fire in the Deutsche Bank Building near the World Trade Center site on August 18, 2007

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  • New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene - August 28, 2011

    New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene - August 28, 2011

    David Lutz of Red Hook Brooklyn wades through water over two feet deep as he inspects the neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arraignment Hearing For Sexual Assault Case

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arraignment Hearing For Sexual Assault Case

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Former Director of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn (C) and wife Anne Sinclair (R) arrive at New York Criminal Court for an Arraignment Hearing on June 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage)

  • IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Hearing On Sexual Assault Charges

    IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Hearing On Sexual Assault Charges

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 19: Anne Sinclair, wife of IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn departs Manhattan Criminal Court following the Hearing on Dominique's Sexual Assault Charges at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 19, 2011 in New York City. Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was granted USD 1 million bail pending his trial on charges of sexually attacking a maid at a Manhattan hotel. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage)

  • Alleged Syracuse University Child Sexual Abuse Scandal Press Conference

    Alleged Syracuse University Child Sexual Abuse Scandal Press Conference

    Bobby Davis and legal Counsel Gloria Allred speak at a press conference which was called by Allred, Marko & Goldberg to discuss the intent to deliver a letter to the New York Attorney General regarding sexual abuse allegations made against Syracuse University Men's Basketball program. Bobby Davis alleged in 2002 that he was sexually abused by Syracuse University Assistant Coach Bernie Fine during his adolescencent years as a "Ball Boy" for Syracuse University's Men's Basketball Team. The Press Conference took place on July 20, 2012 at the law offices of Allred, Marko & Goldberg in New York, United States. (Photo by J. Countess/WireImage)

  • Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Leaders of the organization Defenders of the Land lead a march of several hundred indigenous people on a march through the streets of Toronto to bring attention to the plight of indigenous peoples in Canada two days prior to the opening of the G20 Summit on June 24, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jemal Countess submitted to Getty Images)

  • Canadian police forces stand watch over protestors during the Feminist march through the streets of Toronto

    Canadian police forces stand watch over protestors during the Feminist march through the streets of Toronto

    A demonstrator protesting the G8/G20 holds a sign in the face of police officers following a march though downtown June 25, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The march was one of several planned in the city to coincide with the gathering of world leaders for the G20 and G8 summits being held in Toronto and nearby Muskoka June 25-27

  • Canadian police forces stand watch over protestors during the Feminist march through the streets of Toronto

    Canadian police forces stand watch over protestors during the Feminist march through the streets of Toronto

    Demonstrators and anarchists protesting the G8/G20 summits march though downtown June 25, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The protest was one of several planned in the city to coincide with the gathering of world leaders for the G20 and G8 summits being held in Toronto and nearby Muskoka June 25-27.

  • Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Police arrest a protestor at a rally outside the temporary G20 police detention center, where over 500 people are now being detained on June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Police are ramping up arrests across the city after widespread violence and vandalism plagued the city on the first day of G20 Summit. Burned police cars, smashed shop fronts confronted the force of approximately 20,000 police who were charged with keeping order. (Photo by Jemal Countess submitted to Getty Images)

  • Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Police arrest a protestor at a rally outside the temporary G20 police detention center, where over 500 people are now being detained on June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Police are ramping up arrests across the city after widespread violence and vandalism plagued the city on the first day of G20 Summit. Burned police cars, smashed shop fronts confronted the force of approximately 20,000 police who were charged with keeping order. (Photo by Jemal Countess submitted to Getty Images)

  • Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Demonstrators Protest The G20 Summit

    Toronto police officers take up postions as they face off with protestors during a protest at the corner of Queen street and Spidina avenue on June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Hundreds of people, including journalists, were arrested by police in downtown Toronto during the G20 Summit and many were released prior to the 24-hour limit at which time they had to be charged with a crime.  (Photo by Jemal Countess submitted to Getty Images)

  • Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Occupy Wall Street participants hold up signs at Union Square during May Day celebrations in New York, May 01, 2012

  • Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Union members march down Broadway during May Day celebrations in New York, May 01, 2012

  • Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Occupy Wall Street May Day Protest in New York City

    Protestors march down Broadway past the Freedom Tower during May Day celebrations in New York, May 01, 2012

  • Presidential Candidate Barack Obama holds a fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt in New York City

    Presidential Candidate Barack Obama holds a fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt in New York City

    New York, NY: Presidential Candidate Barack Obama speaks at a fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on July 9, 2008. Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama holds a Democratic Fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on July 9, 2008