HAITI VOODOO
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A voodoo believer prays inside of a church in the villager of port de mer in the town of Limonade during a week of voodoo festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

A voodoo believer writes a text during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ ZZ

A voodoo believer holds up chickens to sell for sacrifing during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

Voodoo believers sacrifice a goat during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

A voodoo believer holds up the head of a bull for throwing it, after being sacrificed during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

Voodoo believers stand inside what they call a mud pool where they throw in parts of sacrificed animals during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ ZZ

A voodoo believer holds up a candle as she prays inside a church during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

Voodo music instruments are seen on the sea in a ceremony during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ ZZ

A voodoo believer lights candles in a ceremony in the sea during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ RZ

A voodoo believer runs to the sea in a ceremony during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

A voodoo believer prays in the sea in a ceremony during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ RZ

A voodoo believer prays in the sea in a ceremony during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ RZ the sea in a ceremony during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ VP

Voodoo believers leave a ceremony in the sea during a week of voodoo’s festivals in the north of the country July 25, 2008. Believers in north Haiti sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools, the sea and churches during the weeklong festival to ask the voodoo spirits for help with money, their future and children. People from all over Haiti take part in voodoo ceremonies to celebrate spiritual traditions brought to the island by slaves from West Africa. VP/ RZ

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