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Photos of the month: November 2023

A look back at some of the best photos — including the high school fall sports playoffs, the 54th National Day of Mourning, and TubaChristmas at Downtown Crossing — by the Boston Globe staff

A traveler headed for the gates at the South Station bus terminal’s main entrance.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Cathleen Finn played her baritone horn while performing with the Boston chapter of TubaChristmas at Downtown Crossing on Nov. 25. The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District hosted approximately 100 tuba, euphonia, and sousaphone players for the group's 50th anniversary performance. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Members of the Boston Arts Academy Spirituals Ensemble, with music director Michael W. Bradley, enter the atrium at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum during the commemoration marking the 60th anniversary of assassination of the 35th president. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff
Stacey put her hand to her head as she looked through an overwhelming stack of forms that she needed to fill out in order to apply for emergency shelter as she knelt on the floor of the hotel room she had moved into. Hotels all over Massachusetts are packed with people, many of them employed, stuck between too-poor and not-poor-enough to readily qualify for emergency housing assistance.Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
A projection of Charles Stuart's body being lifted from the water after State Police divers found him below the Tobin Bridge in Boston, Jan. 4, 1990. Erin Clark/Globe Staff
Benjamin Dyer, 47, who was shot at Schemengees Bar & Grille in Lewiston, Maine, was helped by Keela Smith as he recovers at home.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Giovani Mawanga, 7, kept a balloon up in the air while attending a community prayer service in Kennedy Park in Lewiston for the victims of the Oct. 25 mass shootings there. Erin Clark/Globe Staff
Adaline, 7, comforted her father Keith Tremblay while sitting with him in their Lewiston living room on Thanksgiving day. Tremblay was playing corn hole at Schemengees Bar & Grill the night of Lewiston’s fatal mass shootings. Erin Clark/Globe Staff
Genaro Hernandez, an employee with Cambridge Landscape Company, used a gas-powered leaf blower on a commercial property in Central Square. Cambridge has proposed a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers over concern they are noisy, unhealthy, and bad for the environment. Lane Turner/Globe Staff
Chali'Naru Dones, of West Newton, bowed her head during the 54th National Day of Mourning, which coincides with Thanksgiving, on Cole's Hill in Plymouth.Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Architect Frank Gehry's Stata Center at MIT found its echo in a Vassar Street puddle while it framed a passing pedestrian. Lane Turner/Globe Staff
United States Air Force veteran Brian Timberlake, of Norton, paused at a boot while visiting the Boots on the Ground for Heroes memorial at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. The living memorial consists of 7,026 boots that honor the US service members killed in action since 9/11. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Kelide Baguidy, who fled Haiti and is 7 months pregnant, adjusted the curtains in a Woburn hotel serving as an emergency shelter.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Barbara Long (left) and Marion Cronin, both 102 years old, chatted after jointly being awarded Rye, N.H.'s Boston Post Cane, which is traditionally given to the community's oldest living resident. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
Chelsea players arrived for a game against Tech Boston at White Stadium.Barry Chin/Globe Staff
King Philip High's Mason Campbell could not make this catch in the end zone as Franklin High's Connor Klawson knocked the ball away during a game Nov. 21 at Fenway Park. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff
Volleyball players from Rivers celebrated a point during the the New England Prep girls Class B championship game at Milton Academy. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff
Xaverian’s Jonathan Monteiro attempted to hurdle Needham’s Nick Sewall during the first half of the teams' Division 1 football semifinal at Marciano Stadium in Brockton. Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday (4) advanced the ball during a game against the Brooklyn Nets on a special, redesigned floor for the NBA's first ever in-season tournament.Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) got to the puck in front of Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and defenseman Mark Giordano (55) during third-period action at TD Garden. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff
New England Patriots tight end Hunter Henry (left) landed in the end zone with a second-quarter touchdown against the Washington Commanders at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Lewiston High football player Gage Parent stood with head coach Jason Versey during the coin toss prior to the football game between Lewiston and Edward Little high schools at Lewiston High School on Nov. 1. The teams were scheduled to play the week the community was rocked by mass shootings and the game was postponed to the next week.Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
The Boston Celtics honored Tom Giberti, right, with the Heroes Among Us award at TD Garden for saving lives during the Lewiston, Maine, shootings.Danielle Parhizkaran/Globe Staff