The dust has settled on Burning Man 2012 and by the look of these pictures it was one hell of a party and experience for all those that were involved.

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The Man at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ruth Kidd explores the art piece Ego before sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Footprint and bike tracks are seen in the dust at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Bingram Lai explores Zonotopia and the Two Trees during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Libriel Padilla watches the sunrise as it is obscured by smoke from the western wildfire during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Temple of Juno is seen at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A participant rides past the shadow of the Man during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ruth Kidd explores the art piece Ego before sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ruth Kidd explores the art piece Ego before sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ocram, his playa name, at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Steven Babson and Lila Wright sit at the Temple of Juno at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants watch the sunrise from an art car during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The sun sets during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Nick, his playa name, rides across the desert during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Aerialist Indie-Lou performs during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants ride an art car during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A man of the playa name Shaft rides his bicycle in the Unicorn Stampede during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A skydiver descends to the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A woman of the playa name Indigo participants in a drinking game during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People walk towards the Temple of Juno, which is alit at night, during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Playa comes to life at night during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants watch the flames from El Pulpo Mecanico during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows a dance party during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada,. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Lamplighters make their across the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Yttri plays flaming tuba during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People rest while others pray or meditate in Temple of Juno during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Sperry dances during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Artwork that is part of Circle of Regional Effigies is burned during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants watch as artwork that is part of Circle of Regional Effigies is burn during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Woman wearing rabbit ears tries to elude member of Animal Control during Billion Bunny March during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Man is captured and tagged by members of Animal Control during Billion Bunny March during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Bender plays horn of Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada,. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants dressed as rabbits participate in Billion Bunny March during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Kitten watches artwork that is part of Circle of Regional Effigies burn during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants watch as artwork that is part of Circle of Regional Effigies burn during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants dance before Billion Bunny March during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Juice is cooled off with water by Colburn during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People explore Burn Wall Street installation during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Salzetti kisses Collins while artwork that is part of the Circle of Regional Effigies is burned during Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Samurais dance at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Rainbow Fish and Ambidrextrous, their Playa names, enjoy a bottle of wine and a kiss at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ciberfy, his play name, dances at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An art installation titled La Llorona during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Mark Gower, dressed as a samurai, dances at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An art installation is pictured at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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An art installation titled La Llorona is pictured during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Hallie McConlogue stays cool partially submerged in a fishbowl helmet during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Hallie McConlogue stays cool partially submerged in a fishbowl helmet during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A 50-foot tall wooden art installation Anubis burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Keel and Love dance around the burned remains of the Anubis art installation during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A 50-foot tall wooden art installation Anubis burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People stand near an art installation entitled La Llorona during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People dance on the sound car Disco Fish during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People dance at a sound camp during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Two men bare-knuckle fight at the Thunder Dome during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People dance at a sound camp in the middle of a dust storm during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A man of the Playa name Reddick dances around the burned remains of the Anubis art installation during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Art car The Sperminator cruises the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A group of campers tries to save their shade structure in the wind during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Mountain Spirit and Shooting Star, their Playa names, dance during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Participants perform at Center Camp during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Performance artist Jovis makes his way through Center Camp during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People watch as the Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Members of the Northwest Fire Conclave perform before the Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Man is engulfed in flames during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Members of Pyroklectic perform before the Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Man is engulfed in flames during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The crowd begins to retreat from the heat as the Man burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ryan Berkey on the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The art installation Starport 2.012 at center camp during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People explore an art installation during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Flames are shot from an art car during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The art installation Star Seed is seen during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People walk past an art car on the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Temple of Juno is seen at sunrise before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People gather at sunrise at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Pancho, his Playa name, writes a message at sunrise at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Temple of Juno is seen at sunrise before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Mementos and messages are left at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Mementos and messages are left at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People gather at sunrise at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Mementos and messages are left at the Temple of Juno before it is burned during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Brian Hirdman picks through the ashes of the Man during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Cryptic and Rascal, their Playa names, picks through the ashes of the Man during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Two people pull their suitcases through the sand as they make their way out of the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Ingelise Titheradge cries as the Temple of Juno burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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People explore the art installation The Universe Revolves Around You during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Temple of Juno burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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The Temple of Juno burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A man jumps over the burning remains of the wall of the Temple of Juno during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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Asselstine and Childers watch as the Temple of Juno burns during the Burning Man 2012 Fertility 2.0 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS