"Making a scene"A lesbian couple stages a mock wedding in Beijing on Valentine's Day, 2009. Some gay people in China's capital use the holiday to campaign for greater acceptance of homosexuality
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A Valentine's Day poem
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Flowers wait to be made into a Valentine's Day bouquet at the White Tulip florist
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A man drives a truck with signage denouncing the Valentine's Day in Karachi, Pakistan.
James Dean at the local high school's Sweethearts Ball on St. Valentine's Day in Fairmount, Indiana, 1955.
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A couple enjoys a glass of wine on Valentine's Day.
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A heart is painted in the snow on a table of a sidewalk cafe in Berlin on another snowy Valentine's Day, in 2005
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Chinese singles have been buying up odd numbered seats so that couples can't sit next to each other on Valentine's Day
Jennifer Garner as Julia Fitzpatrick and Ashton Kutcher as Reed Bennett in "Valentine's Day".
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A couple poses with a picture board displaying a wedding portrait of gay grooms in central Beijing on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2011
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. When asked by a reporter what the speaker had for his wife for Valentine's Day, Boehner responded with a playful pucker of his lips.