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Thousands of Palestinian children fly kites along the beach during a U.N.-sponsored summer camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, July 29, 2010. The children claimed a world record, flying thousands of kites at the same time. About 8,000 children attended in the event, Khalil el-Halabi, education program head at the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, said.  UPI/Ismael Mohamad.
Photo by: Ismael Mohamad
Thousands of Palestinian children fly kites along the beach during a U.N.-sponsored summer camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, July 29, 2010. The children claimed a world record, flying thousands of kites at the same time. About 8,000 children attended in the event, Khalil el-Halabi, education program head at the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, said. UPI/Ismael Mohamad.

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