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A Chinese man releases paper lanterns into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Chinese man releases paper lanterns into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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