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October 10, 2013

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's collection includes school children chanting prayers on the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai's shooting by the Taliban in Pakistan, a demonstrator leaping over a burning barricade in support of teachers on strike in Rio de Janeiro and lightning striking during a thunderstorm in Mexico.

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This gallery contains photos published Oct. 3-10, 2013.

Follow AP photographers on Twitter: http://apne.ws/XZy6ny

The Archive: Previous "10 Things to See" galleries: http://apne.ws/13QUFKJ

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See other recent AP photo galleries:

Peru's largest Amazon indigenous group: http://apne.ws/GPpFqk

Lone family stays in Syrian village: http://apne.ws/1eb8dHH

In remote Peruvian valley, coca is king: http://apne.ws/1czO3sR

A look at Week 5 in the NFL: http://apne.ws/GNp0oZ

People playing it safe with their money: http://apne.ws/17hIMPQ

Heavy snows hit Great Plains: http://apne.ws/15qJOvs

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Visit AP Images online: http://www.apimages.com

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This gallery was curated by photo editor Chelsea Matiash. Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/CMatiash ) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/11106pix

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