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IN PHOTOS: Dad gets tattoo to match son’s scar and other slice-of-life pictures of the week

Dad gets massive tattoo to match son's brain cancer surgery scar. St. Baldrick's Foundation via Facebook

A photo of a Kansas father’s touching gesture of getting a tattoo to match a scar his young son was left with following brain cancer surgery highlights our selection of some of the best photos of the week.

Earlier this week, Josh Marshall told ABC News his son Gabriel, 8, was left bald with a large horseshoe scar on the right side of his head after undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumour. Marshall says Gabriel was so self-conscious that “he felt like a monster.”

Last August, Marshall got a tattoo to match, telling his son, “If people want to stare at you, then they can stare at both of us.”

In sports, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA finals, bringing home a championship to a city that hasn’t seen a title in any professional sport for 52 years. Some fans went to great heights to watch the Cavs parade through the city.

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In other news, apparently there’s a 12-year-old cat named Chiquinho in Rio de Janeiro that looks pretty badass on a motorbike.

Have a look at our weekly roundup of some of the best offbeat, slice-of-life photos from around the world.

A presiding officer and poll clerk drink a cup of tea while waiting for early morning voters at a polling station set up in a launderette in Headington outside Oxford on June 23, 2016 as the U.K. votes on leaving the European Union. Stringer/AP Photo
An Indian Hindu sadhu (holy man) dances in a religious procession on the eve of the annual Ambubachi festival at the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati on June 21, 2016. Biju Boro/AFP/Getty Images
A Wales’ supporter cheers with a flare in his mouth downtown Toulouse, southern France, on June 20, 2016 before the Euro 2016 football match of Russia vs Wales. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images
A biker and his 12-year-old cat named Chiquinho, cruise through Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 19, 2016. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images
Brewster Guin gets bucked off of a horse during the second performance of the West of the Pecos Rodeo on June 23, 2016 at the Buck Jackson Arena in Pecos, Texas. Edyta Blaszczyk/Odessa American via AP
Boston Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts and TV reporter Guerin Austin are doused following the game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
A member of the media rides down a glass slide during a media preview at the U.S. Bank Tower building in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Starting this weekend, thrill-seekers can begin taking the Skyslide, a 1,000 feet high slide, perched on the outside of the tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi. AP Photo/Richard Vogel
Cleveland Cavaliers fans watch from a parking garage during a parade celebrating the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA Championship in downtown Cleveland Wednesday, June 22, 2016. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
Smoke from wildfires burning in Angeles National Forest fills the sky behind the Los Angeles skyline on Monday, June 20, 2016. AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu

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