Photos of the Week (05/30/21)

A Palestinian man plays with pet lion cubs on a house rooftop in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) A member of the armed forces takes part in the Flags-In ceremony, where over 1,000 service members place flags in front of more than 260,000 headstones in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27. Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

2) Shallow sand graves of people, some of whom are suspected to have died from COVID-19, are seen on the banks of the river Ganges in Shringaverpur on the outskirts of Prayagraj, India, May 21, 2021. The world’s second-most populous country in May recorded its highest monthly COVID-19 death toll since the pandemic began last year, accounting for just over a third of the overall total. Photo: REUTERS/Ritesh Shukla

3) A woman looks at a syringe as she is about to be injected with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Mexico City. Photograph: Hector Vivas/Getty Images

4) Community organizer Tommy McBrayer leads a chant in solidarity with George Floyd on the first anniversary of his death, at George Floyd Square, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

5) Electric and LED candles bearing the names of people killed by police illuminate the fist sculpture as people gather at the George Floyd Square to commemorate the first anniversary of Floyd’s death, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

6) Pope Francis greets a Holocaust survivor Lidia Maksymowicz and kisses a concentration camp number tattooed on her arm after the weekly general audience at the San Damaso courtyard, at the Vatican. Photo: Vatican Media/ via REUTERS

7) Cellist Claire Oppert plays music to soothe patient Bernard Genin, 79, at end-of-life care home Jeanne Garnier in Paris, France. Photo: REUTERS/Yiming Woo

8) Lemurs are seen as Seenlada Supat, 11, plays keyboard for animals amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a zoo in Chonburi, Thailand. Photo: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

9) A car with dogs onboard is driven through floodwater as the River Thames bursts its banks at high tide, Richmond, London, Britain May 27. Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville

10) Cars are seen after falling into a large hole that opened up next to an apartment building in Rome, Italy. (Vigili Del Fuoco/Handout)

11) A man watches from a window as a car is pulled out from a hole that has opened up next to an apartment building, in Rome, Italy. Photo: REUTERS/Yara Nardi

12) In Cartagena, Spain, students attend their graduation ceremony held on Los Nietos beach as part of a school’s program to create a healthier environment during the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Alfonso Duran/Getty Images

13) The full moon, known as the “Super Flower Moon” rises over the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, May 26, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

14) A supermoon, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year, coincides with a total lunar eclipse making the Moon appear red over the skies of Honolulu, Hawaii. Photo: REUTERS/Marco Garcia

15) A gibbon walks amid models of vehicles at a zoo in a park of miniatures in Bakhchisaray, Crimea May 24, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak

16) Professional dog walker Nobuaki Moribe leads his clients’ pets across an intersection in Tokyo. Photo: AP

17) Cicadas are posed in an Olympic weightlifting scene by Virginia photographer and cicada enthusiast Oxana Ware in Arlington, Virginia, in this May, handout photo.  Oxana Ware/Handout via REUTERS

18) First lady Jill Biden is helped after getting the heel of her shoe stuck in the pavement while being photographed with members of her motorcade escort before boarding her plane at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Missouri, May 27. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/Pool via REUTERS

19) Dave Sobelman, owner of Sobelman’s Pub & Grill, hopes Milwaukee will be known as the burger and Bloody Mary epicenter of the world. Sobelman commissioned Kent Knapp, a local blacksmith, to create a 6-foot-tall Bloody Mary sculpture which was installed Monday at his bar/restaurant at 1900 W. St. Paul Ave. Sobelman’s is having a contest to see who can come up with the best name for the sculpture which he hopes will become a selfie attraction like the Bronze Fonz statue downtown. Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

AND FINALLY,

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