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a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 6, 2013

Beach, Rio de Janeiro

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, many people come straight to the seashore at the end of the workday. Despite the city’s deep social divisions, the beach is democratic. Rich and poor share the sand all day and into the evening.

See more pictures from the October 2012 feature story "Playing Rio."


Take a visual tour of Rio de Janeiro »

Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic

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