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Nicaraguans celebrate Santo Domingo de Guzman

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People touch an image of Santo Domingo de Guzman during celebrations at a church in Managua, Nicaragua on July 31, 2012. The first 10 days of Aug. are reserved for the carnival-like celebration of Santo Domingo de Guzman with processions, bullfights, parties and church services.

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A woman holds candles during Santo Domingo de Guzman celebrations at a church in Managua, Nicaragua on July 31.

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A man walks on his knees during Santo Domingo de Guzman celebrations at a church in Managua, Nicaragua, on July 31.

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