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Thailand Yi Peng Festival

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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 24: A Thai woman lights a votive candle during the Yi Peng Festival on November 24, 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Yi Peng Festival is a traditional festival held ahead of the Loy Krathong Festival, which celebrates the full moon of the 12th lunar month in the Buddhist calendar. During the festival floating lanterns are launched into the night sky in the belief that grief and misfortune will fly away with the lanterns. (Photo by Hong Wu/Getty Images)
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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 24: A Thai woman lights a votive candle during the Yi Peng Festival on November 24, 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Yi Peng Festival is a traditional festival held ahead of the Loy Krathong Festival, which celebrates the full moon of the 12th lunar month in the Buddhist calendar. During the festival floating lanterns are launched into the night sky in the belief that grief and misfortune will fly away with the lanterns. (Photo by Hong Wu/Getty Images)
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