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New York City watching Manhattanhenge in the northwest (Twitter/W.Shein)

New York City watching Manhattanhenge in the northwest (Twitter/W.Shein)

42nd Street, Manhattanhenge in New York City (Twitter)

42nd Street, Manhattanhenge in New York City (Twitter)

The sun lines up perfectly with Manhattan's grid during a dramatic event called Manhattanhenge (Twitter)

The sun lines up perfectly with Manhattan's grid during a dramatic event called Manhattanhenge (Twitter)

Manhattanhenge happens four times a year, when the sun rises or sets parallel to the street grid in Manhattan (Twitter)

Manhattanhenge happens four times a year, when the sun rises or sets parallel to the street grid in Manhattan (Twitter)

The sun sets along 42nd Street, during the so called "Manhattanhenge", on July 13, 2020 in New York City. The so called Manhattanhenge happens four times each year, when when the sun rises or sets in New York City parallel to the city street grid in Manhattan. Johannes EISELE / AFP

The sun sets along 42nd Street, during the so called "Manhattanhenge", on July 13, 2020 in New York City. The so called Manhattanhenge happens four times each year, when when the sun rises or sets in New York City parallel to the city street grid in Manhattan. Johannes EISELE / AFP

Manhattanhenge: The Solstice Of New York (Twitter)

Manhattanhenge: The Solstice Of New York (Twitter)

Manhattanhenge from Anable Basin Bar (Twitter)

Manhattanhenge from Anable Basin Bar (Twitter)

Fingers crossed for the clouds to dissipate before manhattanhenge happen (Twitter)

Fingers crossed for the clouds to dissipate before manhattanhenge happen (Twitter)

New York City watching Manhattanhenge in the northwest (Twitter/W.Shein)
42nd Street, Manhattanhenge in New York City (Twitter)
The sun lines up perfectly with Manhattan's grid during a dramatic event called Manhattanhenge (Twitter)
Manhattanhenge happens four times a year, when the sun rises or sets parallel to the street grid in Manhattan (Twitter)
The sun sets along 42nd Street, during the so called "Manhattanhenge", on July 13, 2020 in New York City. The so called Manhattanhenge happens four times each year, when when the sun rises or sets in New York City parallel to the city street grid in Manhattan. Johannes EISELE / AFP
Manhattanhenge: The Solstice Of New York (Twitter)
Manhattanhenge from Anable Basin Bar (Twitter)
Fingers crossed for the clouds to dissipate before manhattanhenge happen (Twitter)
A protester holds a sign reading "Ministry of rape" as another lights a pink flare during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

A protester holds a sign reading "Ministry of rape" as another lights a pink flare during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

A protester holds their fist up during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

A protester holds their fist up during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

A protester (L) waves a rainbow flag, symbol of LGBTQ social movements, and others hold placards during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP

A protester (L) waves a rainbow flag, symbol of LGBTQ social movements, and others hold placards during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP

A protester holds a placard reading 'accused of rape and police chief' during a demonstration called by feminist movements on the main square of Lille, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. DENIS CHARLET / AFP

A protester holds a placard reading 'accused of rape and police chief' during a demonstration called by feminist movements on the main square of Lille, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. DENIS CHARLET / AFP

People gathered to protest against France's new Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, aged 37, whose promotion has outraged feminists because of a years-old rape claim that remains under investigation, and against France's new Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti, who aroused the ire of feminists by criticising the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, saying such complaints "should be made not to the media, not on social networks, but to the judiciary." GEORGES GOBET / AFP

People gathered to protest against France's new Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, aged 37, whose promotion has outraged feminists because of a years-old rape claim that remains under investigation, and against France's new Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti, who aroused the ire of feminists by criticising the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, saying such complaints "should be made not to the media, not on social networks, but to the judiciary." GEORGES GOBET / AFP

A protester holds a sign reading "Macrhonte", a play on words on the French President's name and the French word for "shame" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

A protester holds a sign reading "Macrhonte", a play on words on the French President's name and the French word for "shame" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Protesters perform a dance inspired by the Chilean feminist group "Las Tesis" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP

Protesters perform a dance inspired by the Chilean feminist group "Las Tesis" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP

A protester holds a sign reading "Ministry of rape" as another lights a pink flare during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP
A protester holds their fist up during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP
Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP
A protester (L) waves a rainbow flag, symbol of LGBTQ social movements, and others hold placards during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP
A protester holds a placard reading 'accused of rape and police chief' during a demonstration called by feminist movements on the main square of Lille, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. DENIS CHARLET / AFP
People gathered to protest against France's new Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, aged 37, whose promotion has outraged feminists because of a years-old rape claim that remains under investigation, and against France's new Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti, who aroused the ire of feminists by criticising the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, saying such complaints "should be made not to the media, not on social networks, but to the judiciary." GEORGES GOBET / AFP
A protester holds a sign reading "Macrhonte", a play on words on the French President's name and the French word for "shame" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP
Protesters hold signs and banners as they take part in a demonstration called by feminist movements in Nantes, western France, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. LOIC VENANCE / AFP
Protesters perform a dance inspired by the Chilean feminist group "Las Tesis" during a demonstration called by feminist movements in front of the city hall in Paris, on July 10, 2020, to denounce the nomination of French Interior Minister, facing rape accusations and French Justice Minister who criticised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Thomas COEX / AFP
People, some wearing face masks, wave a giant Turkey national flag and shout slogans outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage si

People, some wearing face masks, wave a giant Turkey national flag and shout slogans outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The

People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

A man flashes the V for Victory hand sign and waves a flag outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to

A man flashes the V for Victory hand sign and waves a flag outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The

People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tour

Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

A tourist visits the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for to

A tourist visits the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tour

Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Two men take a selfie picture in front of Hagia Sophia on July 11, 2020 in Istanbul, a day after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The World Council of Churches, which represents 350 Christian churches, said on July 11 it wrote to Turkey's President expressing "grief and dismay" over his decision to turn the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Two men take a selfie picture in front of Hagia Sophia on July 11, 2020 in Istanbul, a day after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The World Council of Churches, which represents 350 Christian churches, said on July 11 it wrote to Turkey's President expressing "grief and dismay" over his decision to turn the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Women pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum on July 10, 2020 in Istanbul as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul b

Women pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum on July 10, 2020 in Istanbul as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tourists -- has been a museum since 1935, open to believers of all faiths thanks to a cabinet decision stamped by modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ozan KOSE / AFP

People, some wearing face masks, wave a giant Turkey national flag and shout slogans outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage si
People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The
A man flashes the V for Victory hand sign and waves a flag outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to
People, some wearing face masks, pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul on July 10, 2020 as they gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The
Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tour
A tourist visits the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for to
Tourists visit the inside of Hagia Sophia on July 10, 2020, in Istanbul, before a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul building -- a magnet for tour
Two men take a selfie picture in front of Hagia Sophia on July 11, 2020 in Istanbul, a day after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The World Council of Churches, which represents 350 Christian churches, said on July 11 it wrote to Turkey's President expressing "grief and dismay" over his decision to turn the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. Ozan KOSE / AFP
Women pray outside the Hagia Sophia museum on July 10, 2020 in Istanbul as people gather to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country's highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO, cancelled a 1934 cabinet decision and ruled the UNESCO World Heritage site would be reopened to Muslim worshipping. The sixth-century Istanbul b
Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

After Syria's war whisked away the silkworms from his mulberry trees, 65-year-old Mohammed Saud instead turned his idle home workshop into a silk museum to celebrate the ancient craft. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

After Syria's war whisked away the silkworms from his mulberry trees, 65-year-old Mohammed Saud instead turned his idle home workshop into a silk museum to celebrate the ancient craft. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP

Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
After Syria's war whisked away the silkworms from his mulberry trees, 65-year-old Mohammed Saud instead turned his idle home workshop into a silk museum to celebrate the ancient craft. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
In the green hills of Deir Mama, Saud, his wife and three sons have been making silk for decades. They would raise silk worms in the spring, watching them munch on mulberry tree leaves and slowly build their thick cocoons, before spinning the thread and weaving those coils into fine cloth. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian silk farmer, handweaves silk threads on a loom at his home workshop in the village of Deir Mama, in west-central Syria on June 22, 2020. MAHER AL MOUNES / AFP
Government officials look at a damaged home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Government officials look at a damaged home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Debris litter a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Debris litter a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Workers clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Workers clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

A man walks along a road damaged from recent heavy rains and flooding in the village of Kuma, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling on July 9 to reach thousands of homes cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

A man walks along a road damaged from recent heavy rains and flooding in the village of Kuma, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling on July 9 to reach thousands of homes cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

Damaged vehicles are seen under rocks from a mudslide following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Damaged vehicles are seen under rocks from a mudslide following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

People clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

People clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

People clear debris and mud outside their home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

People clear debris and mud outside their home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

A car is seen among debris littering a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Takayama, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

A car is seen among debris littering a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Takayama, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP

Fire brigade officers check on residents following heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Torrential rain pounded central Japan on July 8 as authorities said 58 people were feared dead in days of heavy downpours that have triggered devastating landslides and terrifying floods. STR / JIJI PRESS / AFP

Fire brigade officers check on residents following heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Torrential rain pounded central Japan on July 8 as authorities said 58 people were feared dead in days of heavy downpours that have triggered devastating landslides and terrifying floods. STR / JIJI PRESS / AFP

A worker wades through flood waters as he delivers gas bottles in Kurume, in Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

A worker wades through flood waters as he delivers gas bottles in Kurume, in Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

Government officials look at a damaged home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
Debris litter a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
Workers clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
A man walks along a road damaged from recent heavy rains and flooding in the village of Kuma, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling on July 9 to reach thousands of homes cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP
Damaged vehicles are seen under rocks from a mudslide following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
People clear debris and mud outside homes following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
People clear debris and mud outside their home following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Gero, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
A car is seen among debris littering a village following heavy rains and flooding in the village of Takayama, Gifu prefecture on July 9, 2020. Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage. Philip FONG / AFP
Fire brigade officers check on residents following heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Torrential rain pounded central Japan on July 8 as authorities said 58 people were feared dead in days of heavy downpours that have triggered devastating landslides and terrifying floods. STR / JIJI PRESS / AFP
A worker wades through flood waters as he delivers gas bottles in Kurume, in Fukuoka Prefecture on July 8, 2020. Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

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