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A woman cools off in a shower next to a Santa Claus sand sculpture on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro

A woman cools off in a shower next to a Santa Claus sand sculpture on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro

Reuters A woman cools off in a shower next to a Santa Claus sand sculpture on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro December 11, 2014. Picture taken on December 11. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

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