2013: The Year in Photos, September - December

Part 3 of this year's look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2013. Among the events covered in this essay (the final installment in a three-part photo summary of the year): Batkid patrols the streets of San Francisco with Batman, shoppers flee an attack in a mall in Nairobi, and Super Typhoon Haiyan devastates parts of the Philippines. Click here for part 1, and here for part 2. The series comprises 120 images in all. Warning, some of the photos may contain graphic or objectionable content.

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