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In some of the week's most revealing images, a beauty queen tearfully surrenders her crown, Buddhist monks sprint, and more

Other contestants comfort Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, center right, after she was incorrectly crowned Miss Universe at the Miss Universe pageant.
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Lauren Hansen

Lauren Hansen produces The Week’s podcasts and videos and edits the photo blog, Captured. She also manages the production of the magazine's iPad app. A graduate of Kenyon College and Northwestern University, she previously worked at the BBC and Frontline. She knows a thing or two about pretty pictures and cute puppies, both of which she tweets about @mylaurenhansen.