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This Week In Photos: Feeding Neighbors At Touhy Park, Poland Vs. Mexico And A Touching Reunion

PHOTOS: Take a peek at life in the city through the eyes — and lenses — of the Block Club Chicago staff this week.

Cynthia, Nate and Everely take a selfie during the 109th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Millennium Park on Nov. 18, 2022.
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CHICAGO — A World Cup matchup between the national teams of two of Chicago’s largest immigrant populations brought out early morning fans across the city this week as everyone got ready for Thanksgiving.

Photos from this week in Chicago:

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Ahmed Chaudhry serves a cup of chili for the unhoused community at Touhy Park in Rogers Park on Nov. 23, 2022.
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Fresh produce is available at Touhy Park in Rogers Park as volunteers serve chili and supplies at night on Nov. 23, 2022.

Read more: At Rogers Park Tent City, Housed And Unhoused Gather For New Tradition: Weekly Chili Night

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A flock of sandhill cranes migrate during golden hour at Winnemac Park in Lincoln Square on Nov. 21, 2022.

Read more: Massive Cranes Migrating Through Chicago Can Be Seriously Noisy, Birders And Neighbors Say

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Amber Morgan tears up as she listens to her daughter’s heart beating in Tom Johnson’s chest Nov. 19.

Read more: Mother Meets The Stranger Her Daughter’s Donated Heart Saved

The view facing south from the closed 65th Street bus stop on Stony Island Avenue. Some riders were still using the stop on Nov. 21 despite its closure.

Read more: CTA Closes Bus Stops Near Obama Center Site, But They’re Still Being Used Despite Unsafe Conditions

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A fish swims in a tank at Big Fish Aquarium, 6816 W. North Ave., in Galewood on Nov. 19, 2022.
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Owner Eddie Tanglao poses for a picture at Big Fish Aquarium, 6816 W. North Ave., in Galewood on Nov. 19, 2022.

Read more: Big Fish Aquarium Opens In Galewood, Continuing Legacy Of Aquatic Animal Shops On The West Side

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Poland fan Derek Chmura and supporters clad in red drink away the soccer anxiety at Keeper’s Pub, 6232 W. Addison St.
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Mexico fans from the Southwest Side packed a neighborhood pub as their team took on a rival: Poland.

Read more: Poland And Mexico Tie In World Cup Opener — And City Of Chicago Wins, Fans Say

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A squirrel in Kelvyn Park on Nov. 22, 2022.
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Blue spruce trees line the street in front of bungalows in Kelvyn Park on Nov. 22, 2022.
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The 109th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Millennium Park on Nov. 18, 2022.
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Alfonso and Kimberly ice skate during the 109th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Millennium Park on Nov. 18, 2022.

Read more: Holiday Season Is Officially On As Chicago’s 55-Foot Christmas Tree Is Lit In Millennium Park

Shuga Records’ new Logan Square outpost stocks thousands of new and used vinyl records.

Read more: Shuga Records Opens Logan Square Shop, Bringing Thousands Of New And Used Vinyl To Armitage Avenue

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