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Defining Moments: Capturing our changing world

updated 8:13 AM EDT, Thu July 10, 2014
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 28: Courtney Butcher of Guernsey prepares to compete in the Women's 50m backstroke during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. <a href='http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/commonwealth-games-glasgow-queen-bolt/'>Athletes representing the 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth</a> compete in the event. GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 28: Courtney Butcher of Guernsey prepares to compete in the Women's 50m backstroke during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Athletes representing the 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth compete in the event.
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Eid Mubarak
In memory of MH17
Free at last
Concordia: The final journey
Happy 1st birthday, Prince George!
Total immersion
#TDF2014
Siyam Kareem
Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen
Happy Bastille Day
Wunderbar!
Revering 'Papa King'
San Fermin fiestas
It's just a game
Le Tour meets Big Ben
Champions again
O jogo bonito
Art goes digital
Never-say-die
Graduated
She owned it
Ramadan Kareem
Young hopes
Heritage spotlight
Football's 'sleeping giant'
Leap of faith
The girl is back
Ladies' Day
Faithful film fans
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Editor's note: Each day, CNN brings you an image capturing a moment to remember, defining the present in our changing world. The photographs we select look at the many faces of humanity, chronicling the lives of people around the globe.

See more Defining Moments: June 2014, May 2014, April 2014, March 2014, February 2014, January 2014, December 2013, November 2013, October 2013, September 2013, August 2013, July 2013, June 2013, May 2013

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