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A demonstrator reacts after being hit by riot police during riots in Barcelona, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Spanish workers staged a general strike Wednesday to protest austerity measures imposed by a government struggling to slash its budget deficit and overcome recession. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Photo by: Manu Fernandez
A demonstrator reacts after being hit by riot police during riots in Barcelona, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Spanish workers staged a general strike Wednesday to protest austerity measures imposed by a government struggling to slash its budget deficit and overcome recession. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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