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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the shooting rampage at the Gilroy Garlic Festival to the heated Democratic presidential debates, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on August 2, 2019, at 4:57 p.m. ET

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Family and friends comfort Lorena Pimentel (center) during a press conference in San Jose, California, July 30. Pimentel is the mother of Keyla Salazar, 13, who died during Sunday's attack at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

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A sign warns people of a road closure after a mass shooting in Gilroy, California, July 29.

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From left: Democratic presidential candidates Marianne Williamson; Rep. Tim Ryan; Sen. Amy Klobuchar; Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Bernie Sanders; Sen. Elizabeth Warren; former Texas representative Beto O'Rourke; former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper; former Maryland representative John Delaney; and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock take the stage at the beginning of the Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, July 30.

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Former vice president Joe Biden (center) speaks while Sen. Kamala Harris (right) and Sen. Cory Booker (left) listen during the Democratic presidential debate, July 31.

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President Donald Trump reacts with supporters during a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Aug. 1.

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Members of the Baltimore Ceasefire movement participate in a "sacred space" ritual at a gas station where a 17-year-old was recently killed, July 28.

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American and Mexican families play on a seesaw over the Mexican border, July 28.

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Actor Jason Momoa holds the hands of his children, Nakoa-Wolf Momoa (left) and Lola Momoa (right) as he is welcomed with a hula while visiting elders and Native Hawaiian protesters blocking the construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, July 31.

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Japanese lawmaker Eiko Kimura is surrounded by the media upon her arrival at Parliament in Tokyo, Aug. 1. Two lawmakers with disabilities took their seats in Japan's upper house on Aug. 1 to cheers from supporters, marking the first time people with severe disabilities have served in the body.

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People hold up umbrellas and shine lights during a protest against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, Aug. 1.

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Demonstrators lying on the ground are surrounded by members of the police force's Special Tactical Squad during a protest in the Sheung Wan district of Hong Kong, July 28.

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South Koreans in Seoul watch a news report of a North Korea missile launch, July 31.

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Chinese explosive-handling soldiers train in Guigang, China, July 31.

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An Afghan child stands in his damaged room a day after a suicide attack followed by a gunfight in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 29.

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Iraqi Kurdish women mourn at the site of a mass grave of victims likely killed during the reign of ex-dictator Saddam Hussein in Tal al-Sheikhiya, Iraq, July 30.

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Red dye is poured into the fountain of the Place Royale in Nantes, France, July 30. On July 29, the body of Steve Maia Caniço, a 24-year-old French man who disappeared a month ago following a police raid during a music festival, had been found in the Loire river.

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People are carried in coffins by relatives during the annual "Procession of the Shrouds" to celebrate St. Martha in Spain, July 29. People who have escaped death lie in caskets and are carried in procession by relatives in a thankful gesture for being kept alive.

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People take part in the Mail Parade in San Salvador, El Salvador, during the beginning of the city's festivities in honor of the patron saint of San Salvador, Aug. 1.

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Lebanese beachgoers watch as small turtles crawl on the sandy beach of al-Mansouri near Lebanon's southern city of Tyre, July 31.

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Fans dressed as My Little Pony characters have their photo taken during the BronyCon convention, a gathering for My Little Pony fans, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Aug. 1.

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Richard Tyler Blevins, onscreen, aka Ninja, speaks to the crowd at the start of the 2019 Fortnite World Cup finals in New York City, July 27.

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Cyclists ride into the sunset on the Champs-Γ‰lysΓ©es during the Tour de France in Paris, July 28.

UPDATE

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