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Visitors walk inside the Luminarium, an inflatable sculpture realized by British artist Alan Parkinson, installed on the ground of the Baby Beach during the Geneva Festival "Fetes de Geneve" in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)



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