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De-Ashia Buchanan leans back in an inflated pool during a block party in Washington, D.C. Washingtonians are suffering through the hottest summer on record this year.
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Street vendors pass the fountain of the U.S. Navy Memorial with their iceboxes in Washington, D.C.
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Atlanta Braves ground crew members remove water from the infield tarp at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga.
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A young girl takes part in a cake eating contest during the Fourth of July festivities at the Baumholder U.S. military base in Baumholder, Germany.
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A sheep stands in front of a large fan in its pen at the All-American Junior Sheep Show at the Iowa state fairgrounds in Des Moines.
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Swimmers try to keep cool in Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights, Mich.
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Men take a break from renovating a residence during a heat wave on Chicago's south side.
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Paula Nielacna sells an ice cream cone to a customer during a hot summer night in New York City.
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A street performer who makes tips by posing as the Statue of Liberty with tourists takes a water break while working in Times Square
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People play in the street next to a fire hydrant to keep cool in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Holidaymakers sit in beach chairs at a Baltic Sea beach in northeastern Germany.
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Children cool off under the fountains at Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington, D.C.
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Children jump into the Big Wood River from an old train bridge to cool off in Sun Valley, Id.
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A sun bear reacts to triple-digit temperatures at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb.
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Tom Wilder dives in the mud at the Glastonbury Festival site at Worthy Farm in Glastonbury, England.
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Pakistani children refresh themselves with water on the outskirts of Islamabad.
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A boy eats an ice cream cone at Seattle's Alki Beach Park.
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People enjoy the view from a lifeguard structure as the sun sets at Seal Beach, south of Los Angeles, Calif.
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