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A Hindu devotee collapses after climbing a steep flight of 272 steps of Batu Caves and carrying milk pots for the offering during the Thaipusam Festival on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 28, 2013. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu devotee collapses after climbing a steep flight of 272 steps of Batu Caves and carrying milk pots for the offering during the Thaipusam Festival on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 28, 2013. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 28, 2013
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