Staff Photos of the Week: Aug. 19-25

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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Wonderwoman looks on as John Cooper, 4, watches Batman scale down the side of the Children's Hospital of Georgia as a surprise for the patients on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
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Three-year-old Richard Avant closes his eyes as he swims to the stairs of a pool during an Infant Swim class on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 in North Augusta, South Carolina. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Photo by Jim Blaylock Firefighter Brian Herrington helps Caitlin Peebles, 6, after the day care bus on which she was riding overturned on Hardy McManus Road. There were no serious injuries to the nine passengers or the driver of the bus.
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Burke County players walk to the locker room as a mandatory 30 minute delay due to lightning is called at The Brickyard at 8:20 p.m. Burke County led Thomson 21-0 with 10:26 remaining in the 2nd quarter, but the game was called an hour later. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Water shoots from a broken pipe on Peach Orchard Road, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Shane McDaniel said the pipe was broken by Georgia Power crews working in the area. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Petty Officer Laura Sheedy, left, and Petty Officer Constance Strohl, both serving in the US Navy, enjoy a free meal during a special Military Appreciation Day at the Augusta Exchange Chick-fil-A Tuesday evening August 20, 2013. Between 5 and 8 pm active duty military were treated to a free meal and a portion of sales benefitted the Augusta Warrior Project. Michael Holahan Staff
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Thirteen-year-old Tori Shoemaker (center) holds up a sign that says "Hello Mr. Lochte my name is Mrs. Lochte" as she stands outside of the clubhouse at Augusta Swim Supply off Boy Scout Road on Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Augusta,Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Ryan Lochte poses for a photo with Lisa Neal, from Augusta, Georgia, during a meet and greet event in the clubhouse at the Augusta Swim Supply off Boy Scout Road on Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Augusta,Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Joe Lawry hugs his son, Boone, 5, as his daughter Cameron, 7, sits on his knee outside of Boone's kindergarten classroom on the first day of school at Hammond Hill Elementary in North Augusta, Monday, August 19, 2013.
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Members of the most recent graduating class are seated after the presentation of colors, benediction, national anthem and pledge of allegiance during the Youth Challenge Academy Graduation at the James Brown Arena on Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Augusta,Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Soldiers practice shooting at a training simulator at Fort Gordon Monday morning August 19, 2013. Michael Holahan Staff
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Candace Fox helps 20-month-old Bella Velez float during an Infant Swim class on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 in North Augusta, South Carolina. Sara Caldwellstaff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Ellis Albright of the CSRA Business League listens to closing remarks after speaking before the commission regarding disadvantaged businesses at a meeting Tuesday evening, August 20, 2013.
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Cross Creek High School makes a kick as the sun sets during a football game between Cross Creek High School and Greenbrier High School at Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Georgia on Friday, August 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Sixth-graders finish lunch on the first day of school at Paul Knox Middle School in North Augusta on Monday, August 19, 2013.
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Sean Harris, the Button Man, adorns one of his shirts with buttons as he waits to board a bus at Walmart on Deans Bridge Road, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Harris made about 3000 buttons that he plans to sell on the trip. About 60 passengers took the trip from Augusta to participate in the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Quarterback Donquell Green (right) runs 23 yards for a touchdown, increasing Burke County's lead to 14-0 over Thomson at The Brickyard on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Superheroes Spider-Man and Batman scale down the side of the Children's Hospital of Georgia, waving to children through windows and organizing a mock villain chase with the McDonald's Hamburglar on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Moments before heading into surgery, Thomas Cooper, 6, holds onto his great aunt Kim Dean as superheroes Spider-Man and Batman scale down the side of the Children's Hospital of Georgia, waving to children through windows and organizing a mock villain chase with the McDonald's Hamburglar on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
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Greenbrier's Jamal Richard shakes off a tackle by Cross Creek's Fred Gibbons as he runs the ball during a football game between Cross Creek High School and Greenbrier High School at Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Georgia on Friday, August 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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The Thomson marching band performs before the start of the Thomson High School game against Burke County High School at The Brickyard on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Dr. David Clark performs an electrophysiology procedure, where the cardiologist tries to get the heart rhythms back in sync, at University Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute on Thursday, August 22, 2013.
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Tutu-clad cyclists raise awareness of Augusta Ballet's Good Moves outreach promoting active living as they leave Enterprise Mill and follow the Ironman 70.3 Augusta course, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Greenbrier's Warren Coombs has the ball as Cross Creek's Christian Santiago tries to bring him down during a football game between Cross Creek High School and Greenbrier High School at Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Georgia on Friday, August 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff

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