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A boy reacts to other devotees from his family pour water over his... News PhotoAllahabad,At The Edge Of,Boys,Celebration,Child,Connection,Family,Ganges River,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Kumbh Mela,Morning,Pilgrim,Pouring,Religion,Religious Celebration,Water,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA boy reacts to other devotees from his family pour water over his head at the waters edge at the Sangham or confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river in the early morning at the Kumbh Mela celebration in Allahabad on January 13, 2013. Worshippers believe a dip in the holy waters cleanses them of their sins. The Kumbh Mela in northern India, starting January 13 and stretching over 55 days, attracts ash-covered holy men who run into the frigid waters, a smattering of international celebrities, as well as millions upon millions of ordinary Indians to Allahabad, at the confluence of the rivers Yamuna and Ganges. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)