IMAGE DISTRIBUTED ON BEHALF OF THE SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS - Families visit the shrine of Hazrat Ali, or the Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan on May 11, 2012. The historical mosque attracts thousands of pilgrims each year. This photo by has been shortlisted for a Sony World Photography Award. The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards will be announced on April 25, 2013. (Kuni Takahashi/Sony World Photography Awards via AP Images)

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED ON BEHALF OF THE SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS - Families visit the shrine of Hazrat Ali, or the Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan on May 11, 2012. The historical mosque attracts thousands of pilgrims each year. This photo by has been shortlisted for a Sony World Photography Award. The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards will be announced on April 25, 2013. (Kuni Takahashi/Sony World Photography Awards via AP Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED ON BEHALF OF THE SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS - Families visit the shrine of Hazrat Ali, or the Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan on May 11, 2012. The historical mosque attracts thousands of pilgrims each year. This photo by has been shortlisted for a Sony World Photography Award. The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards will be announced on April 25, 2013. (Kuni Takahashi/Sony World Photography Awards via AP Images)
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