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TODAY Celebrates
Image: A woman holds an offering of fruits as shamans perform a ritual for good luck for the new year in Lima
New Year's traditions

  Take a look at the ways cultures around the world celebrate and bring good luck for the year ahead.

Image: Prince William and Katherine, the Duchess of Cambridge and Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas
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Baby news, Olympics top TODAY's faves of 2012

Big news spread fast this year. See TODAY's most liked Facebook posts of the year.

You voted! Funniest TODAY moment of the year is...
Watch TODAY's most popular viral video of 2012

2012 in photos

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Image: The iconic Princess Cottage, built in 1855, remains standing after being ravaged by flooding on November 21, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey.
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Year in Pictures: 2012

  Click to view the best news pictures from the past year.

The White Fairy Tale Love Ball - Party
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Image: Nicki Minaj
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Residents of Bangui celebrate after former Seleka rebels were escorted out of Kasai military camp
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Image: Charlie Sheen, Natalie Kenley, Rachel Oberlin
Image: Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Let's Be Cops" - Red Carpet
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