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City of ice

Artists work on snow sculptures at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Artists work on snow sculptures at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Artists work on snow sculptures at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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Workers smile under an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers smile under an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers smile under an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song
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An artist polishes an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

An artist polishes an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

An artist polishes an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers pull a giant ice cube out of the frozen Songhua River as they extract ice to make sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers pull a giant ice cube out of the frozen Songhua River as they extract ice to make sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers pull a giant ice cube out of the frozen Songhua River as they extract ice to make sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker poses in his frozen clothes. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker poses in his frozen clothes. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker poses in his frozen clothes. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare an ice sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song

A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song

A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers transport heads of models as they prepare to sell hats at the festival. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers transport heads of models as they prepare to sell hats at the festival. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers transport heads of models as they prepare to sell hats at the festival. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song

A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song

A snow sculpture is seen. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare ice and snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare a snow sculpture. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Artists and workers prepare snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song

Artists and workers prepare snow sculptures. REUTERS/Aly Song
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