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Haitian pilgrims gather in St. Jacques' hole, a mud pit at Plaine du Nord, Haiti, on July 24, 2008 to honor the voodou lwa Ogou, who presides over matters of war, politics, iron and fire and St. James, the Catholic warrior saint. Pilgrims come from around the country to participate in the baptismal ceremony, one of several voodou festivals held in the month of July.

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Haitian pilgrims gather in St. Jacques' hole, a mud pit at Plaine du Nord, Haiti, on July 24, 2008 to honor the voodou lwa Ogou, who presides over matters of war, politics, iron and fire and St. James, the Catholic warrior saint. Pilgrims come from around the country to participate in the baptismal ceremony, one of several voodou festivals held in the month of July.