A child looks out a window from inside the newly opened U.S. Embassy at the end of a flag raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy, in Havana, on Aug. 14, 2015.
A child looks out a window from inside the newly opened U.S. Embassy at the end of a flag raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy, in Havana, on Aug. 14, 2015. Ramon Espinosa AP
A child looks out a window from inside the newly opened U.S. Embassy at the end of a flag raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy, in Havana, on Aug. 14, 2015. Ramon Espinosa AP

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