Bolivia Virgin Statue

People watch the unveiling of a statue of the Virgin Mary holding a baby Jesus as flares are fired on Santa Barbara hill in the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The 45 meter (147 feet) statue of Mary that took four years to build, known in Spanish as "Virgen del Socavón," or the Virgin of the Tunnel, is Oruro's patron, venerated in particular by miners and folkloric Carnival dancers. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

February 01, 2013 7:00 pm  • 
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