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A woman pressing her face and hand against the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel
December 11, 2020

Western Wall

A woman prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Millions of pilgrims visit the holy site each year, and some leave little notes of prayer in the crevices of the wall.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, Nat Geo Image Collection

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