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San Fermin festival continues in Pamplona, Spain

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Bullfighter David Mora, center, adjusts his cape before a bullfight during the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain on July 10, 2012.

The San Fermin festival celebrates Pamplona’s patron St. Fermin. The festival involves the running of the bulls and the Comparsa de gigantes y cabezudos “Parade of the giants and the big heads” through the historic heart of Pamplona. San Fermin became famous by Ernest Hemmingway’s 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises.”

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Bullfighter Matias Tejela performs during the San Fermin festival.

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A Kiliki hits a boy with a foam truncheon during the Kiliki parade.

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Performers dressed as oversized traditional figures dance during the San Fermin festival.

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An infant is held by bigheaded Caravinagre 'Vinegar face' during the Kiliki parade on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival.

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A man looks out the mouth of a figure during the Kiliki parade on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival.

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Revelers are showered with sparks from the "Fire Bull", a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks, during the San Fermin festival.

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