People form a human chain to commemorate World Cancer Day at ...
Feb 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - People form a human chain to commemorate World Cancer Day at Zocalo Square in Mexico City, in this aerial view handout released by the event's organising committee on February 4, 2012. More than five thousand people formed the chain during the event on Saturday, according to the organisers. REUTERS/Handout (MEXICO - Tags: HEALTH ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS -
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