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Photos: Heavy Snowfall Over Boston

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In and around Boston, people cope with — and enjoy -- heavy snowfall during the city's first big snowstorm this February. The Greater Boston area is expected to receive between 10 and 15 inches of snow by the storm's end.

A man with an umbrella walks through Copley Square during the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man with an umbrella walks through Copley Square during the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Natalie (pink), Sami (purple) and Maddie (blue) Brown play in the snow on the Commonwealth Ave. Mall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Natalie (pink), Sami (purple) and Maddie (blue) Brown play in the snow on the Commonwealth Ave. Mall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A work crew arrives to dig out an MBTA bus stuck on Commonwealth Ave. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A work crew arrives to dig out an MBTA bus stuck on Commonwealth Ave. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lauren Gibbens, 7, and Will Thorpe, 5, ride a sled down the hill at Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lauren Gibbens, 7, and Will Thorpe, 5, ride a sled down the hill at Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Kids sled down the hill at Boston Common during the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Kids sled down the hill at Boston Common during the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A worker clears snow in front of the Prudential Center with a snow sweeper. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A worker clears snow in front of the Prudential Center with a snow sweeper. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The fresh snow draws many colleges students to Boston Common for a public snowball fight. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The fresh snow draws many colleges students to Boston Common for a public snowball fight. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
College students use a slingshot to hurl snowballs at the opposing side during a snowball fight on the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
College students use a slingshot to hurl snowballs at the opposing side during a snowball fight on the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Students sit on a giant inflatable swan as they have a snowball fight in the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Students sit on a giant inflatable swan as they have a snowball fight in the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Snow plows on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Snow plows on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
White geese walk through the snow near the BU Bridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
White geese walk through the snow near the BU Bridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Oppong Serebour is keeping the Boylston Street sidewalk in front of the Old South Church in Copley Square clear for pedestrians. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Oppong Serebour is keeping the Boylston Street sidewalk in front of the Old South Church in Copley Square clear for pedestrians. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
MBTA buses continue on their routes as the snow falls. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
MBTA buses continue on their routes as the snow falls. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Vehicles make their way through the snow on the Mass. Pike in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Vehicles make their way through the snow on the Mass. Pike in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A runner braves the winter storm on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A runner braves the winter storm on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A pedestrian walks through the beginning of the storm on Commonwealth Avenue. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A pedestrian walks through the beginning of the storm on Commonwealth Avenue. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A stretch of Commonwealth Avenue as the snowfall begins to pick up in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A stretch of Commonwealth Avenue as the snowfall begins to pick up in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man runs down Commonwealth Avenue at the beginning of the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man runs down Commonwealth Avenue at the beginning of the snowstorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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