Year in Pictures Out: I really enjoy the quality of the light, the texture and the moment of matching lightness of step between the girl and dog seen in this image. I thought it would be a nice tranquil pause among the news images in Year in Pictures.
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A girl runs to get drinking water as water wagon arrives July 26, 2007 in Weinan of Shaanxi Province, China. People in some parts of the city have faced severe water shortages since the beginning of May due to persistent drought and pollution along the Weihe River.