Pictures of the Week: August 29 – September 6

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Sept. 1, 2013. Storks fly over the border between Turkey and Syria, as they prepare to migrate in Hatay.

From divides over American military strikes on Syria and wildfires in Yosemite National Park to the world’s first 100 million Euro soccer player and a limbless motivational speaker swimming with sharks, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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