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Immersed in mud in Mexico

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A believer asking "Nino Fidencio" for a miracle is helped to submerge in the mud at "El Pozito" in El Espinazo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon state, on March 19. Thousands of believers took part in a procession along the town of El Espinazo to ask for miracles to "Nino Fidencio", a famous Mexican 'curandero' (folk healer), whose spirit still heals people, according to the legend. Niño Fidencio, well known for performing painless operations without anaesthesia, died in 1938.

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A believer emerges from the mud.

Julio Cesar Aguilar / AFP - Getty Images

A believer asking "Nino Fidencio" for a miracle is helped to submerge in the mud at "El Pozito" in El Espinazo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon state, Mexico on March 19. Thousands of believers took part in a procession along the town of El Espinazo to ask for miracles to "Nino Fidencio", a famous Mexican 'curandero' (folk healer), whose spirit still heals people, according to the legend. Niño Fidencio, well known for performing painless operations without anaesthesia, died in 1938.