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For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing, and a baby cries after being vaccinated against polio in Islamabad.
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A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school in Arusha, eastern Tanzania, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa’ab Elshamy)
In this photo taken Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing. As Beijing makes a final push in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Chinese President Xi Jinping says winning the bid will encourage over 300 million Chinese to take up winter sports by 2022, according to state-run Xinhua News agency. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A child carried by her mother cries after being vaccinated against polio by health worker in a slum that hosts Christian families on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
People stand along a fence, at the Trocadero place, near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Workers with Jenkintown Building Services wash a skyscraper’s windows Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Center City section of Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
People make their way along the beach in Blackpool, northwest England, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/David Azia)
A couple dances tango in La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, late Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The performance, coined “La vida es una milonga,” or Life is a Milonga, was organized by artist Cai Guo-Qiang. (AP Photo/Ivan Fernandez)
Vehicles move near a wall occupied with regional language movie posters at a busy shopping district in Bangalore, India, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
Boys watch the sun rise, Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015 along the eastern coast of Singapore. According to Singapore’s National Parks Board, East Coast Park attracts more than seven million visitors a year. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
A man walks in front of a billboard featuring a globe at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Joggers cast shadows along with trees lining a running track in Piedmont Park, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Atlanta. Drizzly and foggy weather all week gave way to sunny skies Friday with temperatures expected to reach the low 50s and hover around the mid 50s through the weekend. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Steam rises from a power plant behind the Moskva River as tourists walk along the Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, at left, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2014. The structure at right is the Spassky Tower, which is currently being renovated. (AP Photo/ Alexander Zemlianichenko)
People stand while using smartphones at the building of Shimbashi Station in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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