Santa Claus makes his way through the crowds on First Avenue Saturday night during the tree lighting ceremony. The festivities, which were sponsored by the Town of Knightdale, the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce, and the Department of Parks and Recreation, were postponed one week due to last week’s ice storm. The Eastern Wake News, 2002.
A man paddles down the Mekong River near Can Tho, Viet Nam.
Women jump out of a C-130 during the 3rd Women’s History Month Jump sponsored by the 16th Military Police Brigade on Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg. Over 120 women on post and one reservist performed the airborne jump Friday afternoon. The Fayetteville Observer, 2002.
Children overlook the Indian Ocean at sunset in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
Ilene Jollimore rejoices after receiving cotton candy at the Mid-Autumn Festival in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood. 2016.
Jared Grimes and Robert Perera perform Isicathula, also known as the “gumboot” dance, during their last performance with the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble. 2001.
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