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DOING THEIR DUTY: Voters waited in line to cast ballots at a polling station near the India-Pakistan border Monday. Millions of Indians are voting in Assembly elections. (Altaf Qadri/Associated Press)

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HOLY HAIR: A Hindu holy man whipped his head back as he took a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the Magh Mela fair in Allahabad, India, Monday. (Rajesh Kumar Singh/Associated Press)

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RIPPED: Serbian Novak Djokovic celebrated his Australian Open win over Spain’s Rafael Nadal in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Djokovic won in a record five hours and 53 minutes. The win was the second straight Australian Open title for Mr. Djokovic and his third straight victory at a Grand Slam tournament. (Ryan Pierse/European Pressphoto Agency)

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VERIFIED: Voter Hardans Kaur held up her identity card as she waited in line at a polling station in Amritsar, India, Monday. (Narinder Nanu/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

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MITT THROWS: Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tossed chips to members of the media on his campaign plane in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday. The state’s primary is Tuesday. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

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HEAVE-HO: Police prepared to dump neutralizers at the contaminated Longjiang River in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang, China, Monday. Police are dumping activated carbon, quick lime and aluminum chloride. (Huang Xiaobang/Xinhua/Zuma Press)

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This week; A man visits the graveside of his son—killed by Gaddafi loyalists—in Tripoli, three thousand flags commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a plane flies through the “Tribute in Lights” in lower Manhattan. gas pipeline explosion in Nairobi, gunmen open fire on a school bus in Pakistan, Israeli embassy attack in Cairo, Brazilian forest fires, Damien Hirst’s sculpture Legend, New York fashion week, Novak Djokovic wins the U.S. Open, and the painted “Tiger Men” of India’s “Pulikali” Tiger Dance festival.

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On April 5, 2011, South African freelance photographer Anton Hammerl disappeared while covering the revolution in eastern Libya. For weeks his family, and the world, held out hope that he was alive, believing he had been captured by the Gaddafi regime. Then on May 19, Hammerl’s family discovered through eyewitness accounts that he could not have survived injuries he sustained while photographing a battle between rebels and Libyan soldiers.

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Anton Hammerl at work in Brega, Libya.

Last week, a fundraising website, Friends of Anton, was launched in an effort to raise money for Hammerl’s family. Renowned photographers, including João Silva, David Burnett, Kenneth Jarecke, Bruno Stevens, Yunghi Kim, and Todd Heisler, have donated prints in support of their fallen colleague. The photographs can be purchased through the Friends of Anton website.

Hammerl, 41, a former picture editor and photographer for The Saturday Star in Johannesburg, South Africa, is survived by his wife Penny and their three children: Aurora, 11; Neo, 7; and 6-month-old Hiro.

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Play began on Sunday at Roland Garros in the French Open. Top-ranked Rafael Nadal began his bid to tie Bjorn Borg’s record of six titles at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. On the women’s side, defending French Open champion, Francesca Schiavone, starts off the tournament as the fifth seed. Schiavone advanced to the second round easily over American Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga. while Nadal had a tougher match, beating American John Isner in five sets. Also advancing to the second round were Australian Open finalists Andy Murray and Li Na, as well as Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and two-time French Open finalist Robin Soderling.

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A ballgirl runs with a ball during a break in the women's singles round one match between Shuai Zhang of China and Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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David Ferrer of Spain serves during the men's singles round one match between David Ferrer of Spain and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland on day one of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 22, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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A general view of Court Phillippe Chatrier as Roger Federer of Switzerland serves during the men's singles first round match between Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia stretches to hit a forehand during the men's singles first round match between Thiemo De Bakker of Netherlands and Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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A detail view of the shoes belonging to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during the men's singles first round match between Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina and Ivo Karlovic of Croatia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Heather Watson of Great Britain celebrates during the women's singles round one match between Stephanie Foretz Gacon of France and Heather Watson of Great Britain on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Marion Bartoli of France plays a backhand during the women's singles round one match between Marion Bartoli of France and Anna Tatishvili of Georgia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Michael Berrer of Germany serves during the men's singles first round match between Michael Berrer of Germany and Milos Raonic of Canada on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Eric Prodon of France on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during the women's singles round one match between Maria Sharapova of Russia and Mirjana Lucic of Croatia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Johanna Larsson of Sweden serves during the women's singles round one match between Johanna Larsson of Sweden and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia celebrates a point during the women's singles round one match between Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Vania King of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Vania King of USA hits a forehand during the women's singles round one match between Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Vania King of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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A dejected Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts as she heads towards defeat during the women's singles round one match between Johanna Larsson of Sweden and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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John Isner of USA serves during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Ryan Harrison of USA stretches for a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Ryan Harrison of USA and Robin Soderling of Sweden on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain looks on during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus hits a forehand during the women's singles round one match between Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus and Kim Clijsters of Belgium on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain shows his dejection during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Fernando Verdasco of Spain hits a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Juan Monaco of Argentina and Fernando Verdasco of Spain on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain shows his dejection during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Juan Monaco of Argentina serves during the men's singles round one match between Juan Monaco of Argentina and Fernando Verdasco of Spain on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Belarus' Victoria Azarenka returns the ball to Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) #

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Russia's Maria Sharapova blows a kiss to the public after defeating Croatia's Mirjana Lucic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May, 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) #

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Coco Vandeweghe of the US balances the ball on her fingers in her match against Maria Kirilenko of Russia during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) #

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French tennis lover Marion shows her support for Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, May, 21, 2011. The French Open tennis tournament starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) #

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Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal serves the ball to USA's John Isner during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) #

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Spain's Rafael Nadal (R) returns the ball to US John Isner during their Men's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 24, 2011, in Paris. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images) #

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Japan's Junri Namigata serves to Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak during their Women's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 23, 2011, in Paris. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images) #

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France's Gael Monfils reacts after a point against Germany's Bjorn Phau during their Men's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 23, 2011, in Paris. (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images) #

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Ball bays look at a match during the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 24, 2011, in Paris. (JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images) #

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