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Five-tear-old twins Kander Bazor, left, and Kaden Bazor display their personalized Easter egg baskets at Kit McConnico Park April 23, 2011, in Lufkin, Texas.
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Bernadette Saavedre walks along the side of the road as she makes her pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, New Mexico April 23. Thousands of people walk to the little chapel over Easter weekend, where they believe the dirt inside holds the power to heal, some from as far away as Mexico and Colorado.
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Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin kisses Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill during an Orthodox Easter service in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow April 23. This year, Orthodox and Catholic churches are celebrating Easter on the same date.
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Michael Armbrust of Greensburg seeks shelter from the rain drops under an umbrella while selling Easter flowers along North Greengate Road in Hempfield Township. The road side stand will be selling the flowers all weekend long.
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Spectators are silhouetted as they watch the flames of an Easter Bonfire rising in Hamburg's Blankenese suburb, Germany, on April 23 evening. This ancient, pre-Christian era custom, which originally was aimed at banishing evil demons has survived into the 21st century.