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NEGELE BORENA, Ethiopia (Dec. 5, 2011) - A young girl pauses and smiles as she walks toward the original river crossing in Negele Borena, Ethiopia, December 5. U.S. Navy Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 recently completed a bridge for pedestrians and livestock, which will prevent people from fording through the river to cross it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarad A. Denton)
NEGELE BORENA, Ethiopia (Dec. 5, 2011) - A young girl pauses and smiles as she walks toward the original river crossing in Negele Borena, Ethiopia, December 5. U.S. Navy Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 recently completed a bridge for pedestrians and livestock, which will prevent people from fording through the river to cross it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarad A. Denton)
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