El Tiradito

A slip of paper that may bear a prayer of thanks or hope is tucked away inside a crevice at El Tiradito a shrine next to La Pilita Museum in Barrio Viejo near the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Ariz, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.

May 17, 2013 12:00 am  • 

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Jim Griffith is the former director of the Southwest Folklore Center at the University of Arizona, and co-founder of Tucson Meet Yourself. He’s also the author of seven books on the folklore and folklife of our region, most recently “A Border Runs Through It.” His books can be purchased at tucson.com/wildcatgear.

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