Top 50 UPI photos of 2012 (51 images)

A collection of the year's top photos from UPI Photographers around the world.
Updated: Dec. 27, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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Young boys pose with the Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania on July 21, 2012. The statue has created a storm of controversy with demands for removal. Sculptor Angelo Di Maria said "Lets see how everyone feels in six months, or a year". The statue was removed a week later. UPI/George M Powers
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