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Peruvian blessings for 2011 go to Obama, Assange, and the fruit of a beautiful woman

These Peruvian Shamans are sure offering a wide range of blessings.

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A group of shamans perform a ritual for good luck as they hold up an image of President Barack Obama in Lima, Peru on Dec. 29.

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A woman holds an offering of fruits as shamans perform a ritual for good luck for the new year in Lima, Peru on Dec. 29.

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Posters of (L-R) Brazilian President-elected Dilma Rousseff, Bolivian President Evo Morales and Australian founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange are seen among ritual items during a ceremony held by shamans for good luck during 2011 in Lima, Peru on Dec. 29.