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In Afghanistan: Donkeys Deliver The Votes

NPR photographer David Gilkey, with words by Claire O'Neil, produces another compelling photo gallery from Afghanistan — this one telling the story of how donkeys are critical to Thursday's presidential election:

More of David's work is on The Picture Show blog.

Update at 3:45 p.m. ET. Here's another photo, this one from Morning Edition producer Jim Wildman, of U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry during his recent visit to the northern Afghan city of Mazar-I-Sharif. While there, the ambassador was serenaded by a boys' choir and given a gift — plastic flowers:

A children's choir serenades Ambassador Karl Eikenberry on his arrival in Mazar-I-Sharif. After pres