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Thailand's Songkran water festival

A boy plays with water during the Songkran Water Festival celebrations to commemorate the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy plays with water during the Songkran Water Festival celebrations to commemorate the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy plays with water during the Songkran Water Festival celebrations to commemorate the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A security officer takes part in water fights with children in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A security officer takes part in water fights with children in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A security officer takes part in water fights with children in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants and people play with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A woman dressed in traditional Thai costume offers alms to a Buddhist monk during Songkran celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman dressed in traditional Thai costume offers alms to a Buddhist monk during Songkran celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman dressed in traditional Thai costume offers alms to a Buddhist monk during Songkran celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A man holds a water gun in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man holds a water gun in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man holds a water gun in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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An elephant sprays water on people in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An elephant sprays water on people in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An elephant sprays water on people in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Children play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Children play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Children play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Painted elephants are seen during Songkran celebrations in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Painted elephants are seen during Songkran celebrations in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Painted elephants are seen during Songkran celebrations in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Elephants spray people with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants spray people with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Elephants spray people with water in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People play with water in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A boy has his face covered with powder in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy has his face covered with powder in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy has his face covered with powder in Bangkok, Thailand April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Painted elephants are seen during the celebration of Songkran Water Festival, to commemorate Thailand's New Year in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Painted elephants are seen during the celebration of Songkran Water Festival, to commemorate Thailand's New Year in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Painted elephants are seen during the celebration of Songkran Water Festival, to commemorate Thailand's New Year in Ayutthaya, Thailand April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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