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A charity which helps grant once-in-a-lifetime adventures for children with serious illnesses will have to put the dreams of about 60 children on hold this year because of a slump in public donations.

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Juan Malizia Gatti and Manuela Rossi, from Argentina, compete during the 2014 Tango World Championship Stage category final, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Gatti and Rossi won the championship. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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I remember when August 15 was the turning point in summer. A last festival, both holiday and holy day. It was the end of the builders’ holidays (and for lots of other businesses that closed for the first two weeks in August, too).

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