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This picture taken on March 3, 2013 shows a pagoda trustee using a rope to climb down from a small pagoda after applying a gold leaf on behalf of a devotee near the Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) pagoda in Myanmar's eastern Mon state. A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, the Kyaikhtiyo pagoda is built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by devotees. According to legend, the Golden Rock is perched on a strand of the Buddha's hair. AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU (Photo credit should read Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)
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This picture taken on March 3, 2013 shows a pagoda trustee using a rope to climb down from a small pagoda after applying a gold leaf on behalf of a devotee near the Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) pagoda in Myanmar's eastern Mon state. A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, the Kyaikhtiyo pagoda is built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by devotees. According to legend, the Golden Rock is perched on a strand of the Buddha's hair. AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU (Photo credit should read Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)
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