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An Afghan holds a bouquet of poppies at a farm on May 13, 2011 near the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is the largest producer of opium poppies in the world
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13 May 2011 20:49:00


Afghan security stands guard as a tractor eradicates a field of young poppy plants May 25, 2011, in Argu District, Badakshan, Afghanistan. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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26 May 2011 10:51:00
Ceramic Poppies Surround the Tower of London

To commemorate the centennial of Britain’s involvement in the First World War, ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper conceived of a staggering installation of ceramic poppies planted in the famous dry moat around the Tower of London. Titled “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red,” the final work will consist of 888,246 red ceramic flowers—each representing a British or Colonial military fatality—that flow through grounds around the tower.
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04 Mar 2015 11:47:00
The Highland Fusiliers Launch The Scottish Poppy Appeal

Second World War veteran 90 year old William Walker launches the Scottish Poppy Appeal, together with soldiers from the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland, on October 27, 2011 in Penicuick, Scotland. Mr Walker, who was wounded while serving in Burma in 1943 with the Royal Scots, helped the soldiers form the shape of ninety to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the annual November campaign. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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29 Oct 2011 14:19:00
Artwork Unveiled in St Paul's Cathedral To Support The Poppy Appeal

Artist Ted Harrison makes final adjustments to his artwork created with poppies on the floor of St. Paul's Cathedral on November 10, 2011 in London, England. Mr. Harrison created the work on a 30 foot disc under the main dome of the cathedral with the intention of drawing attention to the 250,000 children worldwide currently under military orders. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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12 Nov 2011 13:44:00
London Mayor Boris Johnson takes part in a tug of war with members of the armed services to launch the London Poppy Day, outside City Hall, in London, October 27, 2015. London Poppy Day is a street collection event to raise money for serving and retired members of the armed services and their families. (Photo by Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)

London Mayor Boris Johnson takes part in a tug of war with members of the armed services to launch the London Poppy Day, outside City Hall, in London, October 27, 2015. London Poppy Day is a street collection event to raise money for serving and retired members of the armed services and their families. (Photo by Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)
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30 Oct 2015 08:06:00


A wounded member of the Afghan police reaction force waits for treatment in Alingar, Laghman province, on April 30, 2012. A bomb exploded next to opium poppy fields during a poppy eradication campaign in, wounding two Afghan policemen, police officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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06 May 2012 12:10:00
(L-R) Poppy Delevingne, Model of the Year Cara Delevingne, Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss pose in the winners room at the British Fashion Awards at London Coliseum on December 1, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

(L-R) Poppy Delevingne, Model of the Year Cara Delevingne, Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss pose in the winners room at the British Fashion Awards at London Coliseum on December 1, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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04 Dec 2014 11:45:00