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A woman setting a fiery offering on the Mekong River in Laos
January 1, 2021

New Year Offering

In Laos, the new year is celebrated in mid-April. In this photo from the April 2010 special issue on water, a woman sets a fiery offering on the Mekong River, known to Laotians as "the mother of waters."
Photograph by John Stanmeyer, Nat Geo Image Collection

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