A young girl is pushed down on a temporary ice slide on Bondi ...
Jul 5th, 2011
(AP) - A young girl is pushed down on a temporary ice slide on Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, July 5, 2011. 25,000 liters of water has been frozen into a slab of ice 45 x 20 meters in size forming the center piece of the Bondi Bergstation that offers ice skating, an ice slide and food and drink from around the world as part of the Sydney Alpine Winter Festival. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith) -
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