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Mixed emotions on the first day of school for Russian students

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First grade students show their eagerness to answer a question in class during their first day in school in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok, September 1, 2011.

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A cadet class student yawns during an assembly on the first day of the school year in the southern Russian city of Gelendzhik on September 1, 2011.

How do you or your children feel about the first day of school?