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October 31, 2014

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Eddie Southerden, of London, loads supplies, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at a Wal-Mart in Reno, Nev. Southerden is one of many Burners delayed after a rare rain storm temporarily closed the entrance to Burning Man yesterday causing long traffic backups. The gates reopened at 6 a.m. Tuesday for the weeklong counter-culture festival that draws 70,000 people to the Black Rock Desert.

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Eddie Southerden, of London, loads supplies, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at a Wal-Mart in Reno, Nev. Southerden is one of many Burners delayed after a rare rain storm temporarily closed the entrance to Burning Man yesterday causing long traffic backups. The gates reopened at 6 a.m. Tuesday for the weeklong counter-culture festival that draws 70,000 people to the Black Rock Desert.