A truck loaded with flowers and strawberries crosses the Gaza Strip's Rafah border into Egypt on Nov. 28 after Israel granted special approval for the export of a small amount of Palestinian products from the Gaza Strip to Europe. Sealed off from the outside world, Gaza's farmers are entering their fourth year of export restrictions, imposed by Israel after the Islamist Hamas party took control of the impoverished strip.
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A woman secures a child in a rear-facing car seat in the back seat of a vehicle. Studies show that kids in rear-facing car seats are five times safer than those who face forward.
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Michelle Fridley, 33, with her cat in her apartment in Canadaigua, N.Y. Ten years ago, on the way to her baby shower, Fridley, then 23, was in a car accident that left her a quadriplegic. This year, she was crowned Miss Wheelchair New York.