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Daily life in Sudan as referendum approaches

More great photos coming in from daily life in Sudan as the referendum approaches. The vote may split Africa's largest country in two and create a new country. What's at stake? Read more here. 

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A southern Sudanese man puts his belongings in order as he waits for transportion upon his arrival to Juba from Khartoum on January 6, 2011.

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A southern Sudanese woman, wearing a dress with a picture of US President Barack Obama, waits with her baby for food to be distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Juba on January 6, 2011.

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A southern Sudanese boy sleeps on sacks of food distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Juba on January 6, 2011.

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A southern Sudanese man holds a coupon as he waits for food to be distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Juba on on January 6, 2011.

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Women walk home to their village, carrying water on their heads, on the outskirts of the southern Sudanese city of Juba on January 6, 2011 in Juba, Sudan.

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Sudanese families sit in a bus bound for south Sudan in al-Analdus area in the outskirts of the capital of Khartoum on January 6, 2011 as displaced southerners return to their homeland from the north ahead of a key referendum on south Sudan's independence.

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Men work on the construction of a tent which is to be used for the referendum vote in the southern Sudanese city of Juba on January 6, 2011 in Juba, Sudan.