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Wednesday, August 19, 2009
These truly are democratic donkeys!
Rafiq Maqbool / AP
Boys with donkeys carry ballot boxes near the village of Baba Ali in Panjshir, north of Kabul, on Aug. 17. Some 3,100 burros have been hired to carry the poll materials, underscoring the logistical difficulties facing election officials in one of the world's poorest countries, Afghanistan.