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Burning Man Reopens After Rain Delay

Burning Man, the desert happening that celebrates radical self expression, reopened at six a.m. today after Sunday’s opening was delayed for rain. Organizers had said the roads leading to the playa were undrivable after Monday’s showers, and turned away hundreds of would-be participants. 

Each year, the festival attracts upwards of 60,000 people, who pay as much as $1,000 for a ticket. This year attendance is capped at 68,000 people.

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