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England celebrates Bonfire Night in Lewes

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Revelers walk with burning crosses during the Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes, England, Nov. 5, 2012. Processions held across the South of England culminate in Lewes on Nov. 5 to commemorate the memory of seventeen Protestant martyrs.

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Bonfire Societies parade through the narrow streets of Lewes until the evening comes to an end with the burning of an effigy, or 'guy,' usually representing Guy Fawkes, who died in 1605 after an unsuccessful attempt to blow up The Houses of Parliament.

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Participants in costume hold burning torches as they take part in one of a series of processions during Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes, England Nov. 5.

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