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Volunteers worked to make a traditional Guatemalan sawdust carpet in Guatemala City on Thursday. Taking place annually on Holy Thursday in preparation for the Easter holiday, the carpet-making tradition was recognized this year as the Guinness World Record for the longest sawdust carpet at 6,601 feet.

A volunteer helps to make a carpet of flowers and colored sawdust in Guatemala City on Thursday, setting a new Guinness World Record.JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP - Getty Images