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Christmas cheer spreads around the globe, saying goodbye to John Glenn and more.

People dressed in Santa Claus costumes take part in a run in Madrid, Dec. 17, 2016. Thousands of people ran in the annual Santa race through the streets of the Spanish capital Saturday morning. Francisco Seco / AP

The casket of John Glenn is carried out of the Ohio Statehouse by Marines during his funeral procession, Dec. 17, in Columbus, Ohio. The famed astronaut died Dec. 8 at age 95.

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Madeline Espinosa, 11, of Bethesda, Maryland, places a wreath at a grave as part of Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery, Dec. 17, in Arlington, Virginia. Organizers estimate more than 245,000 wreaths were placed at graves throughout the cemetery.

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A surfer rides a large wave at El Bocal during the Vaca Gigante (Big Cow) giant wave surf competition in Santander, northern Spain, Dec. 17. Vincent West / Reuters

Syrians walks down a destroyed street in Aleppo's al-Akroub neighborhood on Dec. 17.

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A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume performs with sardines during a promotional event for Christmas "Sardines Feeding Show with Santa Claus" at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 17. Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters

Street vendors sell chestnuts under the snow at Taksim Square in Istanbul on Dec. 16.

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