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Children playing with a ball
August 7, 2012

Children at Play

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They are brothers and with a limitless spirit they roam the world, with an infinite source of happiness, they feed the world with life; they are the performers of ecstasy and they are the lead entertainers.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? My favorite part of this frame is the little boy at far left. I love his exuberance and how well the silhouette technique works to highlight his expression. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Huzzatul Mursalin, My Shot

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