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AP Week in Pictures: North America

May 13, 2022 GMT
Curtis Means kisses his mother, Michelle Butler at their home in Eutaw, Ala., on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Butler was just over halfway through her pregnancy when her water broke and contractions wracked her body. She couldn't escape a terrifying truth: Her twins were coming much too soon. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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Curtis Means kisses his mother, Michelle Butler at their home in Eutaw, Ala., on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Butler was just over halfway through her pregnancy when her water broke and contractions wracked her body. She couldn't escape a terrifying truth: Her twins were coming much too soon. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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Curtis Means kisses his mother, Michelle Butler at their home in Eutaw, Ala., on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Butler was just over halfway through her pregnancy when her water broke and contractions wracked her body. She couldn't escape a terrifying truth: Her twins were coming much too soon. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

MAY 6-12, 2022

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week.

The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York.

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