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Musicians play during the unveiling of the Virgin Mary holding a baby Jesus on Santa Barbara hill in the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, 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. The statue was unveiled on Friday to mark the start of Carnival in Oruro, which coincides with celebrations honoring the Virgin that starts on Saturday, Bolivia's largest religious event. The city's carnival dates back to pre-Hispanic times, but it was during the colonial period that it became well known when, as legend has it, the image of the Virgin Mary revealed herself to a devotee who had been mortally wounded in a street fight. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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