Warsaw residents watch at the Palace of Culture is lit by fireworks ...
Jan 8th, 2012
(AP) - Warsaw residents watch at the Palace of Culture is lit by fireworks during a concert ending the annual one day fundraising campaign for sick children, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. The charity called the Grand Orchestra of Christmas buys every year equipment for children hospitals and wards worth millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) -
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