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Cucuruchos

A public display of penance and self-flagellation is the central idea behind the "Jesús del Gran Poder¨ procession which takes place every year, during holy week, in Quito, Ecuador. Whilst wearing purple robes and massive headgear devote Catholics -known as "Cucuruchos"- march the city´s colonial center. Some of them perform the march barefoot, others carry a wooden cross or a spike crown on their heads, and part of them whip themselves all along the procession.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 9, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
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