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A woman stands with flowers in front of a memorial stone during a ceremony marking the 71st anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Some 200 members of the Jewish community and Warsaw residents have observed the ceremony of the city ghetto's ill-fated uprising against German Nazi forces. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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