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Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani celebrate in Tehran following the announcement of his re-election on May 20, 2017. (TED REGENCIA)

498B5556 High hopes: Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy celebrate their party’s victory in the historic November 8, 2015 parliamentary election. (TED REGENCIA)

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Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi after she cast her vote in Yangon on November 8, 2105. (TED REGENCIA)

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Fresh from the oven: Bakers in Tehran, April 20, 2017. (TED REGENCIA)

089Just Tweet it. Tehran, Iran November 2014 (TED REGENCIA)

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Manna from heaven. Istanbul, Turkey September 2014 (TED REGENCIA)

Aging well, Doha, Qatar (TED REGENCIA)

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Juicing on a hot day in Shiraz, Iran (TED REGENCIA)

New Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point in South Bronx. (TED REGENCIA)

Street art in The Bronx, New York (TED REGENCIA)

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Playing domino at Hunts Point in New York. (TED REGENCIA)

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Zayadeh Rud: Chilling in Esfahan, Iran. (TED REGENCIA)

A trader at the New York Stock Exchange keeps tab of the market. (TED REGENCIA)

Eid el-Fitr, a three-day Islamic holiday, marks the end of the holy month of fasting called Ramadan. At Parkchester in the Bronx, predominantly Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh say their afternoon prayer, Aug. 23, 2011. (TED REGENCIA)

Herbert Korman, 91, the oldest member of Temple Emanuel at Parkchester in The Bronx reflects in silent prayer during the Shabat service, Saturday, Oct. 1. On Oct. 31, 2011, the conservative synagogue will officially close, bringing an end to another chapter of Jewish history in the Bronx. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

Celebrating a summer wedding at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in New York City. (TED REGENCIA)

Getting a haircut at the Chelsea Barbers near the corner of 10th Ave. and 23rd St. in New York . (TED REGENCIA)

Hooked: New Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point in The Bronx, New York. (TED REGENCIA)

Catch of the Day: New Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point in The Bronx, New York. (TED REGENCIA)

It’s been almost six years since the New Fulton Fish Market moved to The Bronx after 180 years in lower Manhattan. The $86-million, half-mile long facility houses more than 30 wholesale distributors, bringing over a billion dollars in annual revenue. It is the second largest fish market in the world next to Tsukiji in Tokyo, Japan. (TED REGENCIA/To read the multimedia story, please click here)

Trainspotting at 23rd St. on the No. 1 train platform. (TED REGENCIA)

Running to win: 2011 New York Marathon. (TED REGENCIA)

Race leaders of the 2011 New York marathon’s men’s division, including eventual winner and marathon record-holder Geoffrey Mutai (right) breeze through the Bronx shortly after passing the 20-mile marker, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. An estimated 47,000 runners from 107 countries took part in the competition. (TED REGENCIA)

Some 6,000 bicycle enthusiasts cruised the Bronx on Sunday, Oct. 23. for the 17th annual Tour de Bronx. Young and old participants took over the streets from Bronx County Courthouse to the Pelham Bay Park. The controversial Sheridan Expressway was also shut for a day to accommodate the cyclists. (TED REGENCIA/To read on Storify, please click here)

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Feeling Venice on gondola near the Loeb Boathouse at Central Park in New York. (TED REGENCIA)

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Blowing bubbles at Central Park in New York. (TED REGENCIA)

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Hanging out at High Line near the Meatpacking District of New York. (TED REGENCIA)

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg presides over the gay marriage ceremony of his top aides Jonathan Mintz (left) and John Feinblatt (right), on Sunday, July 24, 2011 the first day that same-sex unions were allowed in the state. While the state law is not recognized by the federal government, Bloomberg said it marks another historic step for civil rights in the U.S. Also in photo, Mintz and Feinblatt’s daughters Maeve, 8, and Georgia, 6. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

Former cricket star and Pakistani politician Imran Khan talks about his impending run for the premiership in Pakistan and the U.S. war on terror during a talk at the Columbia Journalism School, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. (TED REGENCIA)

King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein of Jordan ponders about the Arab Spring and the future of the Middle East in a speech at Columbia University, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Abdullah was in New York for the annual United Nations Assembly, where he addressed Palestine’s quest for statehood. (TED REGENCIA)

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, the city remembers the 2,819 victims with the Tribute in Light representing the collapsed Twin Towers. (TED REGENCIA)

 

It’s Sommarfest once again in Chicago, but this fixture from the Andersonville neighborhood has her attention fixed on her cigarette. Sommarfest is an annual festival of harvest celebrated by Windy City’s Swedish community. (TED REGENCIA)

 

Horseback riders in traditional Mexican outfits get ready for the annual Cinco de Mayo parade in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, Saturday, May 4, 2008. Meant to commemorate Mexico’s victory over France in 1862, the event has been transformed into a week-long celebration of Chicago’s large Mexican American population. (TED REGENCIA/Featured on Gapers Block and the Chicagoist.)

 

Father and son time at the annual Sommarfest in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. (TED REGENCIA)
Locals and tourists alike flock to the annual Tulip Festival in Holland, Michigan, four hours northeast of Chicago, Illinois. The week-long celebration from May 1 to 8, 2010 was the 81st time the festival was held in the town, which has a substantial Dutch population. (TED REGENCIA)
President Obama and his family returned to his hometown Chicago on Friday, May 28, 2010 to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend. Traffic leading to his residence was rerouted causing inconvenience to motorists, but this young supporter did not seem to mind as he waited a few blocks away from the Obama residence in the Windy City’s Hyde Park district. (TED REGENCIA)

A Filipino American veteran of World War II carries the Philippine flag at the conclusion of the commemoration of the Bataan Death March in Maywood, Illinois, Sept. 9, 2007. The 60-mile march in 1942, which followed the Japanese invasion, claimed the lives of five to 10 thousand Filipinos and over 600 Americans. (TED REGENCIA)

Former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner talk about the state of the American economy during the second day of a jobs summit in Chicago, Thursday, June 30, 2011. Aside from the debt ceiling impasse, Clinton also grilled Geithner about the his reported departure from the Treasury Department, which the latter denied. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

Thirty five same-sex couples and their families let a loud cheer shortly before a mass civil union ceremony at the Millenium Park in Chicago, Thursday, June 2, 2011. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, who signed the legislation legalizing gay civil union, joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the event. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

Bob Katzman at his Magazine Museum shop in Skokie, Illinois. Katzman claims to have 140,000 vintage magazines in his collection including copies of National Geographic from 1918. (TED REGENCIA)

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy, signs a copy of her latest book “She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems” during a visit in Skokie, Illinois, Wednesday, April 21, 2011. The new book features her mother Jacqueline’s favorite poem, “Ithaka,” among other poems that have personal significance to their family. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)
During an appearance at the Illinois Holocaust museum in Skokie, Carl Wilkens, former leader of an Adventist relief agency in Rwanda, talks about witnessing the 1994 genocide that killed nearly 800,000 in the African country. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

 

Blues musician Eddy Clearwater, whom The New York Times once raved about as an “exuberant entertainer who can turn a concert into a party,” rocks the Chicago music scene with his performance at Skokie Theatre, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010. (TED REGENCIA)

Two days after a deadly tornado hit Joplin, Mo., Filipino American Anna Damaso shows the destruction in front of what used to be the apartment of her parents-in-law Pablo, 80, and Liwanag Damaso, 75. Despite being covered by the rubble the elderly couple survived with minor injuries. The tornado hit the Southwest Missouri town Sunday, May 22, 2011 and claimed the lives of at least 160 people. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

It’s the single deadliest tornado to hit one town in the U.S. since 1953, according to the National Weather Service. At least 116 people were reported killed, while thousands more remain homeless when a tornado hit the southwest Missouri town of Joplin on Sunday, May 22, 2011. (TED REGENCIA)

The Venice Fishing Port in Florida is a popular spot for families to hang out in the afternoon during the Summer and Fall. Here a father-and-son team prepares the bait for their fishing rods. (TED REGENCIA)

On the road to his presidential nomination, U.S. Senator from Illinois Barack Obama celebrates a crucial victory in Iowa on Tuesday, January 4, 2008. Obama won 38 percent of the Democratic vote defeating frontrunner Sen. Hillary Clinton from New York and former Democratic nominee for vice president John Edwards. (TED REGENCIA/To read the full story, please click here.)

A scene from rural America taken in the northwestern New York town of French Creek near Lake Erie. (TED REGENCIA)

President George W. Bush accepts his nomination for re-election, Sept. 2, 2004, at the Republican National Convention in New York. Bush and his vice president Richard Cheney faced Senators John Kerry and John Edwards, as the Democratic nominees for president and vice president during the general election, Nov. 2, 2004. (TED REGENCIA)

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