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The week in The Day

Highlights from The Day photographers.

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Daisy Jackman, 14, of Voluntown and other volunteers arrived before sunrise Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Buttonwood Farm on Route 165 in Griswold to harvest sunflowers for the Sunflowers for Wishes fundraiser. The event, which also features hay rides through the fields and ice cream, benefits the Connecticut chapter of the Make A Wish Foundation.

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Dan Hendrickson tees off on the fourth hole against Adam Vaccari, in the championship round of the Norwich Invitational golf tournament at the Norwich Golf Course on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

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Crowds line the shore along Bay St. as the Mystic Seaport launches the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan into the Mystic River Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The launch takes place on the 172nd anniversary of the ship's original launch in 1841 in New Bedford, Mass. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark, is slated to embark on its 38th voyage, a tour of historic New England ports, in the spring and summer of 2014.

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Sarah Bullard, descendant of Charles W. Morgan, christens the ship bearing her ancestor's name as the Mystic Seaport launches the historic whaleship into the Mystic River Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The launch takes place on the 172nd anniversary of the ship's original launch in 1841 in New Bedford, Mass. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark, is slated to embark on its 38th voyage, a tour of historic New England ports, in the spring and summer of 2014.

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Sima Nasrin, left, of Waterford, and Anyssa Dhaouadi, right, of New London, share a laugh with fellow volunteers as they draft a welcome speech prior to the beginning of Sharing Ramadan Around the World held at the Crozier Williams Student Center at Connecticut College in New London Sunday, July 21, 2013.

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Families run through the gates to greet their loved ones as the Los Angeles class, fast-attack submarine U.S.S. Springfield (SSN 761) returns from a six month deployment to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Monday, July 22, 2013. During its deployment the Springfield conducted operations in Europe and the Middle East in support of U.S. national interests.

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Third class Electronic Technician Chad Tonniges gets a warm welcome home kiss from his girlfriend Christiane Barber as the Los Angeles class, fast-attack submarine U.S.S. Springfield (SSN 761) returns from a six month deployment to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Monday, July 22, 2013. During its deployment the Springfield conducted operations in Europe and the Middle East in support of U.S. national interests.

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Eleven-month-old Brynn Kemble finds herself in a group kiss between her mom Nicole and dad Sonar Technician Cody Kemble as families celebrate the return of their loved ones as the Los Angeles class, fast-attack submarine U.S.S. Springfield (SSN 761) returns from a six month deployment to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Monday, July 22, 2013. During its deployment the Springfield conducted operations in Europe and the Middle East in support of U.S. national interests.

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Kevin Rivera, left, 11, of New London, shares his Racer go kart with his 11-year-old cousin Tito Cartagena of New London, in the parking lot of the Eagle Pointe Home Apartments complex in New London Monday, July 22, 2013. The two are taking turns in the driver's seat of the two-geared pedal-powered unit.

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People fish along the Connecticut River in Old Lyme Tuesday, July 23, 2013 as an AMTRAK Acela train rumbles over the Connecticut River railroad bridge between Old Lyme and Old Saybrook.

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Sherrie Parenteau, right, of Strerling, Conn., a professional artist and creative arts instructor for Our Piece of the Pie, paints a wall mural of the Norwich Harbor waterfront on an interior wall of the Rose City Senior Center in Norwich, as depicted in a photograph taken by Bill Kenny of Norwich, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Parenteau is working with several teens under the care of DCF on the mural. This is the second day of painting for the group.

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Danielle Butzgy and her son, Nicholas Butzgy, 4, of Montville, dance to the music performed by the Flipside Band during the Montville Summer Concert Series at Camp Oakdale's large pavilion Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

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With the Three Rivers Young Marines color guard, left, standing at attention, former Congressman Rob Simmons, center, Norwich Mayor Peter Nystrom, right, and Abby Dolliver, Norwich School Superintendent, blocked from view, stand for a moment after placing a wreath at the tomb of Samuel Huntington during the annual wreath-laying ceremony in the Norwich Colonial cemetery Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Huntington was the president of the Continental Congress, and Norwich honors him as the nation's first president.

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Kizzy Micanovic, left, and her children, Camden Micanovic, 1, second from left, and Xylia Velez, 8, second from right, all of Norwich with friend Harmony Dixon, 5, right, of Chicago, watch the geese swimming in the water in the area of the boat launch that was extending into the parking lot while attending the Downtown Norwich Farmers' Market at Howard T. Brown Park Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

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A pedestrian runs along Main Street in Norwich attempting to evade a steady pounding rain in downtown Norwich Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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Mrs. Martin, left, a resident of Sholes Avenue in Norwich walks through the floodwaters along her street as she walks home in Norwich Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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Yantic Firefighters watch on as flood water inundates West Town Street at the intersection of Otrobando Avenue in Norwich during a heavy and continual rain storm Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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Shawn Morello, from left, 20, his cousin Elias Farhad, 9, and friend Jeff Cardot, 20, all residents along Sholes Avenue in Norwich, navigate their way through flood waters along their street in Norwich Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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Avery Denis, 5, of Groton, right, studies the tea cups to make her selection as to which one she wants for the Victorian tea party with her grandmother, Adella Haggerty, looking over her shoulder and Abbey Egan, 5, left, of New London, selecting her tea cup. Children were invited to the Avery-Copp House Museum in Groton and to bring a doll or stuffed animal along with a grown up to learn manners of the tea table and enjoy treats Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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Connecticut Sun's Allison Hightower, center, laughs with teammates on the sideline while waiting for their turn to run a drill during the Eastern Conference All-Stars team practice at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday, July 26, 2013. The WNBA All-Star game will be held at Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday.

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Maya Moore, of the Minnesota Lynx, center right, celebrates with Danielle Robinson, of the San Antonio Silver Stars, center left, after their "new school" beats the "old school" in a timed shooting contest during the Western Conference All-Stars team practice at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday, July 26, 2013. Watching the celebration is Brittney Griner, left, of the Phoenix Mercury, and assistant coach Jim Petersen, of the Minnesota Lynx. The WNBA All-Star game will be held at Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday.

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Diana Taurasi, left, of the Phoenix Mercury, teammates Candace Parker, of the Los Angeles Sparks, and Seimone Augustus, of the Minnesota Lynx, of the "old school" celebrate what they think is a win over the "new school" during a timed shooting contest during the Western Conference All-Stars team practice at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday, July 26, 2013. They lost to the "new school" by going over time. The WNBA All-Star game will be held at Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday.

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Bishop Michael R. Cote of the Norwich Diocese, right, and Bishop Emeritus Daniel P. Reilly of the Diocese of Worchester, Mass., left, during the rededication of the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich and the 60th anniversary of the Norwich Diocese Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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A priest lights the candles of the deacons of the Norwich Diocese for the Lighting of the Church during the Mass for the rededication of the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich and the 60th anniversary of the Norwich Diocese Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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Priests of the Norwich Diocese pass through the sanctuary to their seats during the processional mass for the rededication of the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich and the 60th anniversary of the Norwich Diocese Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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West's Candace Parker and East's Erika de Souza fight for a rebound during the first half of the WNBA All-Star game at Mohegan Sun Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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East's Angel McCoughtry goes up for a shot against the defense of West's Candace Parker during the second half of the WNBA All-Star game at Mohegan Sun Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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East's Ivory Latta continues to smile after hitting a three-pointer as she begins to defend against West's Kristi Toliver during the second half of the WNBA All-Star game at Mohegan Sun Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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