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[Seoul, May 17. Image via AP]

Girls take their photo during the 38th Coming of Age Day Ceremony and re-presentation of traditional "Gwan-Rye" in front of the 16th-century Gyeonghui royal palace in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 17, 2010. The ceremony is held to authorize boys and girls at the age of 20, who have been living under the protection of their families, as independent individual. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)