A large statue of the Virgin Mary stands on Santa Barbara hill overlooking the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, as it is unveiled on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The statue, known in Spanish as "Virgen del Socavón," or the Virgin of the Tunnel, is Oruro's patron, venerated in particular by miners and folkloric Carnival dancers. To withstand Bolivia's high plains' strong winds, the statue that stands at 45 meters (147 feet) was constructed with cement, metal and fiberglass. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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A large statue of the Virgin Mary stands on Santa Barbara hill overlooking the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, as it is unveiled on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The statue, known in Spanish as "Virgen del Socavón," or the Virgin of the Tunnel, is Oruro's patron, venerated in particular by miners and folkloric Carnival dancers. To withstand Bolivia's high plains' strong winds, the statue that stands at 45 meters (147 feet) was constructed with cement, metal and fiberglass. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
A large statue of the Virgin Mary stands on Santa Barbara hill overlooking the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, as it is unveiled on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The statue, known in Spanish as "Virgen del Socavón," or the Virgin of the Tunnel, is Oruro's patron, venerated in particular by miners and folkloric Carnival dancers. To withstand Bolivia's high plains' strong winds, the statue that stands at 45 meters (147 feet) was constructed with cement, metal and fiberglass. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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