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Final festivities

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HENG CHIVOAN

A girl prays with burning incense sticks during the final days of the P'Chum Ben festival in Kandal province. Thousands flocked to local pagodas throughout Cambodia this week, bringing food to the monks at 7 and 11am daily. Incense and money were placed in sand mountains and into small boats that represent the boats that carry dead loved ones back from purgatory. 

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