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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 3 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Hassan Ammar
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 3 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (Associated Press)

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