The birth of Maheshwori Devi Bishwokarma's first daughter in rural two years ago nearly killed her. Maheshwori is terrified that the same thing will happen again during this delivery. "I am very, very scared. I just might die this time." Toni Greaves/Reportage by Getty Images hide caption

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About a week after the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, a bomb went off in Centennial Park. Two died and more than 100 were injured, but the games went on. Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Marines from the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion in direct support of the Marines in Battalion 1/8, prepare to leave for a daily mission to de-mine a new road in the Musa Qala district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Oct. 30, 2010. Tivadar Domaniczky/ hide caption

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Lost In The Stream: Children play in a New York fountain on July 24, 2010. Beyond being filmed on the same date on the same planet, the film's amateur footage lacks unifying vision. National Geographic Films hide caption

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Former Duke lacrosse players Dave Evans, left, and Collin Finnerty speak during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Prosecutors dropped all charges against the three Duke lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a party, saying the athletes were innocent victims of a "tragic rush to accuse" by an overreaching district attorney. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Nafissatou Diallo leaves Manhattan criminal court surrounded by a crush of photographers, Wednesday, July 27, 2011, in New York. Diallo, the hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault met with prosecutors Wednesday morning for the first time since the district attorney's office publicly announced it had doubts about her credibility. Louis Lanzano/AP hide caption

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