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Our Favorite Photos from 2016

Each of these pictures says 20,000 words—bare minimum

What can we say that you won’t see below? This year, we covered a wide array of people who were just as interesting to photograph as they were to write about—from the top Tupperware saleswoman in North America to the forgotten member of N.W.A. to the operating room of the plastic surgeon who performs labiaplasties live on Snapchat to a collection of dads who were willing to strip down to show us what dadbod is really all about.

But enough with all the words already. See for yourself…