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The Week in Photos: From Health-Care Debacles to Hot Air Balloon Rides

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard’s daily photo feature.


Speaker of the House Paul Ryan departs from a press conference at the U.S. Capitol after his health-care bill was pulled from the floor of the House of Representatives on March 24th, 2017. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)


The damaged Sewol ferry lies between two barges after being raised during a salvage operation off the southwestern island of Jindo, South Korea, on March 23rd, 2017. (Photo: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)


Hot air balloons take to the air over Hamilton Lake on the opening day of Balloons Over Waikato on March 22nd, 2017, in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images for Balloons Over Waikato Trust)


Washing household utensils at a municipal water tap in Guwahati, India, on March 21st, 2017, on the eve of World Water Day. (Photo: Biju Boro/AFP/Getty Images)


Members of the Druid Order take part in a celebration of the Spring Equinox on March 20th, 2017, in London, England. The Druid Order has been holding public ceremonies in London since 1717. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)