Yakutsk, Russia is the world's coldest city: average winter temperatures hit -30 degrees. It's also the largest city built on permafrost. Amos Chapple hide caption

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The mother and daughter, displaced from their homes in Sudan, sit beneath a mosquito net while being treated for malnutrition at the Kalma camp in South Darfur. This is a 2005 photo. Lynsey Addario/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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Gordon Parks wrote in his notes about the photo that "although the Negro woman serves as nurse-maid for the white woman's baby, the two would not be allowed to sit and eat a meal together in any Atlanta restaurant." Gino Domenico/AP hide caption

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Ephraim Benton, a former resident of Tompkins Houses in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, is now an actor. Benton started a community-based organization called Beyond Influencing Da Hood, which puts on health fairs, film festivals and various free community events in his old housing project. This photo was taken in front of his old building in Tompkins Houses. Courtesy of Shino Yanagawa hide caption

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A boy lies on a mattress on the floor of Redemption Hospital, a holding center for Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia. Michel du Cille/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola survivor Klubo Mulbah (center), a physician assistant who was infected by a patient, celebrates among friends and family on Sept. 24 in Monrovia, Liberia. She was among 15 Liberian patients who recovered from Ebola and were released from the ELWA 2 ebola treatment center. Michel du Cille/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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