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August 2015. Migrants queue for registration inside a stadium on the Greek island of Kos. Roughly 1,000 refugees were locked in a football stadium on August 12 without food, drinking water or sanitation; authorities were overwhelmed by the influx of migrants. (©AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, 2015.) This photo is licensed, do not download.
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