Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009

Close to 100,000 people spend Reconciliation Day at the beach in Durban, South Africa. Reconciliation Day was established as a paid
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Come Together

Close to 100,000 people spend Reconciliation Day at the beach in Durban, South Africa. Reconciliation Day was established as a paid public holiday to foster ties across divides, promote unity and strengthen South Africa's democracy.