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two children sunbathing on a hill overlooking Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia
June 12, 2020

Bondi Beach

On a Christmas Eve in the mid-1950s, two sunbathing kids look out over Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Given the country's location in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas is in the middle of summer.
Photograph by Howell Walker, Nat Geo Image Collection

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