39 of 44: Sri Lankan prison officer stands guard as inmates pray during a religious ceremony at Welikada prison on the eve of the new year in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Inmates of the Welikada prison, one of the largest prisons in Sri Lanka housing over four thousand prisoners, invoked blessings and ushered in the new year by engaging in Buddhist rituals. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) (AP Photo/ Eranga Jayawardena)

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