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In some of the week's most moving photos, the Pope gets a hug, horses go to battle, and men row up a riverbed
 

A young boy hugs Pope Francis as he speaks in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)



People stop on a bridge over the Garry River, near Killiecrankie, Scotland. (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne)



An elderly man walks out of a polling station in the disputed border town of Abyei. Residents are pressing ahead with a referendum on whether to officially join Sudan or South Sudan, despite warnings it could trigger violence in the volatile area. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)



Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara celebrates with catcher David Ross (3) after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six to take the World Series title. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters)



Participants crash during the 25th Roller Cart Festival in Medellin, Colombia. (REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera)



A potter paints earthen lamps ahead of Diwali, or the Hindu festival of lights, in Amritsar, India. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)



Horses fight during a traditional event held by the Miao ethnic minority in Rongshui county, China. (REUTERS/Stringer)



Theo Harcourt jumps over a fallen tree as he makes his way to school in Islington, north London. (REUTERS/Olivia Harris)



Two men row a boat over a partially dried-up riverbed in a section of the Yangtze River in Jiujiang, China. (REUTERS/Stringer)



A boy's head is shaved during a religious ceremony at a Buddhist monastery in Bagan, Myanmar. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)



First Lady Michelle Obama performs with Sesame Street characters Elmo and Rosita at the White House. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)



Afghan boys play football during a break at their school in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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