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Philip­pine spe­cial force per­son­nel look at the crowd as they main­tain se­cu­rity dur­ing the start of a grand pro­ces­sion of The Je­sus of the Black Nazarene in Manila on Thurs­day. The Je­sus of the Black Nazarene, a life-size wooden statue of Je­sus Christ carved in Mex­ico and brought to the Philip­pines in the 17th cen­tury, is be­lieved to have heal­ing pow­ers in the coun­try.

PHOTO BY

ROMEO RANOCO / REUTERS

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