Life-size cartoon characters, from L-R, Samsam, Pink Panther, Raving Rabbit (Lapin Cretin), and Franklin the Turtle, stand on the steps of the Elysee Palace at the end of the Christmas party at the ... more 
Life-size cartoon characters, from L-R, Samsam, Pink Panther, Raving Rabbit (Lapin Cretin), and Franklin the Turtle, stand on the steps of the Elysee Palace at the end of the Christmas party at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, December 18, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT) less 
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Reuters | Photo By PHILIPPE WOJAZER / REUTERS
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 11:21 AM EST