LENS Pictures of the Day

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BLOG: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/ 

Image 1: Nic Bothma/European Pressphoto Agency “A wave broke over the Kalk Bay harbor wall in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. A low pressure system and gale force winds coupled with a big swell created by a powerful storm surge in False Bay. This is the third storm to hit the usually protected harbor at this time of spring. Weather experts attribute the storms to climate change.” 

Image 2: Mike Clarke/Agence France-Presse–Getty Images “People swept their ancestors’ graves during the Chung Yeung Festival at a cemetery in Hong Kong. The festival is a day to respect and remember ancestors.” 

Image 3: Alex Brandon/Associated Press “A Secret Service officer watched as a pink ribbon to recognize breast cancer awareness was hung on the north portico of the White House.”

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