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Picture of children playing in water from a fire hydrant in Harlem
June 19, 2021

Harlem Heat

A story in the February 1977 issue looked at the vibrant past and present of Harlem in New York City. Here, kids play in a gushing fire hydrant on a hot summer day.
Photograph by Leroy H. Woodson, Nat Geo Image Collection

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