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WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri football returns, lanterns promote peace

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 8:23 p.m. CDT; updated 6:41 a.m. CDT, Monday, August 11, 2014

COLUMBIA – This week Missourian photographers captured images of haircuts, furry cows, a dancing duo and Missouri football.

In this image by Kylee Gregg, handmade lanterns float on Stephens Lake on Saturday to commemorate the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings. Many lanterns were adorned with images and messages of peace.

A few of Jeff Gibson's Highland cows stand in a pasture after Gibson called them there July 30 in this photo by Lauren Kastner. Gibson prefers Highland cattle because of their look and the quality of beef they produce. Jeff's mother, Judy Gibson, was gored by their bull Slick in July.

In this photo by T.J. Thomson, Alyssa Catrett, with Merrell University of Beauty Arts & Science, gives a haircut to Josue Enrique Mendoza, 11, during a back-to-school fair on Saturday. The fair offered free services to prepare students for the school year.

Donavin Newsom walks across the bridge over Providence Road before the MU Tigers football team practiced on Faurot Field despite the light rain on Saturday morning in this photo by T.J. Thomson.

Missouri wide receiver Lawrence Lee catches the ball in stride while running route drills during the team's first football practice of fall camp at Memorial Stadium on Monday in this photo by Matt McCormack.

Chris Adejo dances with his son, Ateko, 23 months, in this photo by T.J. Thomson, during a celebration of the Egbe Omo Oduduwa mid-Missouri chapter's 15th anniversary at American Legion Post 202 on Aug. 1.


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