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This Has Been The Craziest Election Ever And These Photos Prove It

No, it wasn't a dream -- or a nightmare.
Remember this? Not that Donald Trump has let you forget.
Remember this? Not that Donald Trump has let you forget.

Deep breaths, everyone. There are less than two weeks till the 2016 election comes to an end. We thought this might be a good time to look back at some of the most absurd and most iconic photos of this campaign season.

From Donald Trump’s escalator announcement to that time a bird landed on Bernie Sanders’ lectern to Hillary Clinton’s major enthusiasm for balloons ― yep, those all happened. 

Check out the photos below and remember we’re almost done. 

  • Donald Trump rides an escalator down to a press event announcing his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at New York's Trump To
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    Donald Trump rides an escalator down to a press event announcing his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at New York's Trump Tower on June 16, 2015.
  • Trump hugs a U.S. flag as he takes the stage for a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire, on Aug. 19, 2015.
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    Trump hugs a U.S. flag as he takes the stage for a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire, on Aug. 19, 2015.
  • At the Sept. 12, 2015, opening of a Miami field office, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush holds his head over rival
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    At the Sept. 12, 2015, opening of a Miami field office, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush holds his head over rival Trump's criticism of his speaking Spanish.
  • The higher-polling candidates pose for a photo before the Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado i
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    The higher-polling candidates pose for a photo before the Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado in Boulder on Oct. 28, 2015. From left: John Kasich, governor of Ohio; Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas; Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida; Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida; Donald Trump, president and chief executive of the Trump Organization; Ben Carson, former neurosurgeon; Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co.; Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas; Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey; and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.
  • Audience member Robin Roy (center) reacts as Trump greets her at a campaign rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Jan. 4, 2016.
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    Audience member Robin Roy (center) reacts as Trump greets her at a campaign rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Jan. 4, 2016.
  • People listen to Republican candidate Ben Carson speak during his "Trust in God" town hall event at Dordt College on Jan. 30,
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    People listen to Republican candidate Ben Carson speak during his "Trust in God" town hall event at Dordt College on Jan. 30, 2016, in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Jeb Bush holds his own town hall meeting at the Alpine Club on Feb. 1, 2016, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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    Jeb Bush holds his own town hall meeting at the Alpine Club on Feb. 1, 2016, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
  • A woman tries to eat her breakfast as Republican candidate Carly Fiorina works the crowd at Blake's Restaurant on Feb. 8, 201
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    A woman tries to eat her breakfast as Republican candidate Carly Fiorina works the crowd at Blake's Restaurant on Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
  • A police officer tells a demonstrator from the American Bridge 21st Century super PAC that he cannot block the sidewalk outsi
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    A police officer tells a demonstrator from the American Bridge 21st Century super PAC that he cannot block the sidewalk outside a polling place in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Feb. 9, 2016.
  • Supporters listen as Republican presidential candidate John Kasich speaks outside Mutt's BBQ in Mauldin, South Carolina, on F
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    Supporters listen as Republican presidential candidate John Kasich speaks outside Mutt's BBQ in Mauldin, South Carolina, on Feb. 13, 2016.
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (left), a former White House hopeful turned Trump supporter, listens as Trump speaks to t
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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (left), a former White House hopeful turned Trump supporter, listens as Trump speaks to the media on March 1, 2016, in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Republican candidate Sen. Marco Rubio holds up a cutout of his head as he greets supporters after speaking about the Super Tu
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    Republican candidate Sen. Marco Rubio holds up a cutout of his head as he greets supporters after speaking about the Super Tuesday voting results in Miami on March 1, 2016.
  • A voter casts a ballot at the Su Nueva laundromat in Chicago during Illinois' presidential primary on March 15, 201
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    A voter casts a ballot at the Su Nueva laundromat in Chicago during Illinois' presidential primary on March 15, 2016.
  • Presidential hopeful John Kasich celebrates his Ohio primary victory at Baldwin Wallace University on March 15, 2016.
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    Presidential hopeful John Kasich celebrates his Ohio primary victory at Baldwin Wallace University on March 15, 2016.
  • A small bird lands on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' lectern as he speaks on March 25, 2016, in Portl
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    A small bird lands on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' lectern as he speaks on March 25, 2016, in Portland, Oregon.
  • Republican candidate Sen. Ted Cruz shares ice cream with his wife Heidi during a campaign stop at Glorioso's Italian Mar
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    Republican candidate Sen. Ted Cruz shares ice cream with his wife Heidi during a campaign stop at Glorioso's Italian Market in Milwaukee on April 4, 2016.
  • Truman Rivera Mindt, age 9, reads a book while he waits for a speech from Democratic presidential candidate Hi
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    Truman Rivera Mindt, age 9, reads a book while he waits for a speech from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on April 18, 2016, in New York.
  • Clinton reacts while addressing the North American Building Trades Union's National Legislative Conference on April 19, 2016.
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    Clinton reacts while addressing the North American Building Trades Union's National Legislative Conference on April 19, 2016. in Washington, D.C.
  • An apparently dedicated Trump supporter attends a fundraising event in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, on May 19, 2016.
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    An apparently dedicated Trump supporter attends a fundraising event in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, on May 19, 2016.
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally at Santa Monica High School's football field in California on May 23, 2016.
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    Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally at Santa Monica High School's football field in California on May 23, 2016.
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses delegates on July 21, 2016, the last day of the Republican National Co
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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses delegates on July 21, 2016, the last day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
  • Balloons cover the bathroom floor after the conclusion of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016.
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    Balloons cover the bathroom floor after the conclusion of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016.
  • President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton embrace on stage on July 27, 2016, as Day 3 of the Democratic N
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    President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton embrace on stage on July 27, 2016, as Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention closes in Philadelphia.
  • Khizr Khan, a Democratic convention speaker whose son Humayun (seen in the photo behind him) was killed serving in the U.S. A
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    Khizr Khan, a Democratic convention speaker whose son Humayun (seen in the photo behind him) was killed serving in the U.S. Army, challenges Donald Trump to read the U.S. Constitution on July 28, 2016.
  • Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton celebrates on the stage with (from right) former President Bill Clinton, running ma
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    Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton celebrates on the stage with (from right) former President Bill Clinton, running mate Tim Kaine and son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky on July 28, 2016, the final night of the Democratic National Convention.
  • Republican nominee Donald Trump holds babies at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs on July 29, 2016.
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    Republican nominee Donald Trump holds babies at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs on July 29, 2016.
  • Secret Service officers handle the situation after a protester jumped into the buffer between the audience and Hillary Clinto
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    Secret Service officers handle the situation after a protester jumped into the buffer between the audience and Hillary Clinton during a rally at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 10, 2016.
  • Republican nominee Donald Trump waves as he steps out of his plane for a rally at the JetCenters of Colorado in Colorado Spri
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    Republican nominee Donald Trump waves as he steps out of his plane for a rally at the JetCenters of Colorado in Colorado Springs on Sept. 17, 2016.

Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liarrampant xenophoberacist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

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