This image was a hands-down selection for The Week in Pictures this week. Even though it was originally part of a project by Redux photographer Gabriela Hasbun last summer, when it moved into our servers this week and we saw the vivid colors and joy on the subjects faces, we couldn't help but smile. View and vote on all of The Week in Pictures selections: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/
Gabriela Hasbun/Redux Pictures
The Padded Lilies synchronized swimming group performs at a pool in San Francisco in September 2006. The members teach body-acceptance and fat-empowerment, promoting the idea that everyone can exercise, regardless of size. This image was delivered to MSNBC.com on October 9, 2007.