The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, February 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including politicians on the primary trial, marking Presidents’ Day, surfing in winter, and the Red Sox beginning spring training in Florida.--By Lloyd Young
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Cameron Spear, 8, of Weymouth, dressed as Abraham Lincoln for the Presidents’ Day Family Festival at the JFK Library in Boston on Feb 15. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
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Skaters at the Frog Pond rink on Boston Common on Feb. 1. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
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Emma Ordway, 8, (left) and Haleigh McCaffrey, 11, played in a giant inflatable snow globe during the Children’s Winter Fest on Boston Common on Feb. 18. (John Blanding/Globe Staff)
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A surfer caught a wave at sunrise at “Deep Hole” at Matunuck Beach in Rhode Island. (Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld)
5
A pedestrian passed under the colorful canopy on Richard B. Rico Modica Way in Cambridge, better known as “graffiti alley,” on a rainy but warm Feb. 16. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
6
Maple sugaring is in full gear at the Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Sharon. Volunteer David Rice carried firewood to the sugar shack past an old barn. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
7
Misery in monochrome on Huntington Ave. A snowy Feb. 5. meant many school closings. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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A volunteer for US Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush carried balloons during a campaign rally at the Alpine Club in Manchester, N.H., on Feb. 1. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
9
Sienna Szarek, 7, of southern New Hampshire, jumped up and down as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrived at a town hall and rally at the Automotive Building at Nashua Community College in Nashua, N.H., on Feb. 1. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
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Hillary Clinton, Democratic candidate for president, came to a rally at the Old South Meeting House in Boston and got up close and personal with supporters after the rally on Feb. 29. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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Donald Trump addressed a crowd during an event at the Exeter, N.H., Town Hall. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush hugged Madeleine Barre, 5, after speaking at a campaign rally at the Alpine Club in Manchester, N.H., on Feb. 1. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally in Milton on Feb 29. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Sean Taylor, 18, called himself “The Seanald” while waiting in line for a Donald Trump event at the Exeter, N.H., Town on Feb. 4. Taylor is a student at Phillips Exeter Academy where he recently played Trump in a mock debate. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Rod Webber waited for the start of a rally for Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz in Windham, N.H., on Feb. 2. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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After the ballroom where Marco Rubio’s New Hampshire primary night watch party cleared out, Aaron Black, of Washington, D.C., stood alone looking for some attention. Black says he was “Trolling Rubio’s robotic responses to questions.” (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
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Harold Fraser, 101, was given a tour of the State Police Barracks in Medford by Lt. Bruce Edwards (right). Fraser retired in 1970 after a career as a Metropolitan District Police patrolman, which were rolled into the State Police in 1992. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
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A State Police officer spayed a ring around a manhole cover that dislodged in the O’Neil Tunnel and hit a car, killing the driver on Feb. 12. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
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Bradford Stephens) , 60, sat on his cot at the men’s shelter at the Pine Street Inn in Boston on Feb. 11. Stephens said he appreciates the extended hours at the shelter and that he tries not to go outside when temperatures reach freezing. The shelter opens its doors, day and night, when temperatures go below freezing. The men’s shelter usually offers 380 beds at night but added 100, offering cots and mats on the floor during a cold stretch in February. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Jade Williams, a sophomore at Burke High School, led a march down Tremont Street to the State House from Boston City Hall. Hundreds of students and teachers rallied in front of Boston City Hall on Feb. 17 and marched to the State House as part of a national day of action to protest cuts to public education. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Juana Calcano, of Methuen, a senior technologist at Charles River Labs, worked with mice in the GEMS Lab (Genetically Engineered Models and Services) at Charles River Labs on Feb. 18. Charles River Labs may be the most important Boston-area biotech that most people have never heard of. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
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The official Massachusetts groundhog, Ms. G, came out of hibernation at Mass. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm before a crowd of mostly children, as she saw her shadow. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Boston University freshman Morgan O’Hanlon posed for a portrait with her new winter apparel at her dorm in Boston. O’Hanlon bought a new down coat, boots, winter hat and gloves as well as a collection of scarfs and sweaters in preparation for her first winter in New England. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
24
Kindergartener Josiah Marks at his English class at the Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School in Hadley. Students are chosen by lottery to gain admission. The school has about 440 students. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
25
Boston Youth Wrestling’s Kayla Lee, a seventh-grader, sized up her opponent during a wrestling meet at Madison Park High School in Boston on Feb 14. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
26
Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko (8) put a charge in the fans after draining a three-pointer to give the green a 102-81 lead with 7:34 left in the fourth quarter against the Orlando Magic. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
27
Nobles girls’ basketball star Katie Benzan (10) was mobbed by her celebrating teammates after she scored her 2,000th career point on a driving layup against Groton on Feb. 10. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
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The finals of the mens and ladies FIS Snowboard World Cup 2016 at the Big Air event at Fenway Park. Jenna Blasman from Canada in her first jump as seen in a 7 frame in-camera multiple-exposure which shows her twisting from back to front. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Dover Sherborn’s Joseph Wirth competed in the Giant Slalom during the MIAA state alpine skiing championships for boys and girls at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton on Feb. 23. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
30
Boston University Terriers defenseman Savannah Newton (28) and Boston University Terriers forward Maddie Elia (14) rushed to celebrate with Boston University Terriers forward Rebecca Russo (18) after Russo put the Terriers on the scoreboard with a first-period goal during the Women’s Beanpot at Walter Brown Arena. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
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Boston Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson (50) was down but not out as he managed to turn aside this attempt during the third period. The Boston Bruins take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at TD Garden. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
32
Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez chomped on a baseball on Feb. 25 during a fielding dril. Spring Training for Red Sox players continued at Jet Blue South. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
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Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts threw under a cloudless blue sky during a workout on Feb. 27. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
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Some Red Sox pitchers took part in a fun fielding drill called “Ragball”, where a coach would hit hard comebackers to the mound (using a soft ball for safety). (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
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