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Nicaraguans honor patron saint Santo Domingo de Guzman

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A man covered in motor oil takes part in the festivities honoring Santo Domingo de Guzman, Managua's patron saint on Aug. 10, 2012. Domingo's image spent ten days in the Santo Domingo church and will return to his shrine at the church of Las Sierritas, Managua.

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A child takes part in festivities honoring Santo Domingo de Guzman, Managua's patron saint on Aug. 10.

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Painted children take part in the festivities honoring Santo Domingo de Guzman, Managua's patron saint on Aug. 10.

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A man lights fireworks during festivities honoring Santo Domingo de Guzman, Managua's patron saint on Aug. 10.

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