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 Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     
 Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     
 Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     
 Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     
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 A devotee who passed out is carried to a first aid station at the start of a procession for the statue of the Black Nazarene in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     
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 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     
 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     
 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     
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The Feast of the Black Nazarene is an annual religious event that is held in Manila every January 9th each year. Hundreds of thousands of barefoot devotees flock to the streets of Manila as the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ is paraded in a procession that moves through a vast sea of devotees. The wooden, life-sized Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines in the early 17th century, is thought to healing powers and has drawn enormous crowds making it the largest parade in the predominately Roman Catholic country. 

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 Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     

Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles

 Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     

Devotees scramble as they prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles

 Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     

Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles

 Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles
       
     

Devotees prepare the rope to pull a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles

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 A devotee who passed out is carried to a first aid station at the start of a procession for the statue of the Black Nazarene in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     

A devotee who passed out is carried to a first aid station at the start of a procession for the statue of the Black Nazarene in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.

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 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     

Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.

 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     

Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.

 Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.
       
     

Devotees attempt to enter the gates of Quiapo church where the statue of the Black Nazarene will be returned at the end of the procession in Manila. Tens of thousands of devotees thronged Manila to snatch a glimpse or try to touch the centuries old black statue of Jesus Christ at the annual parade. The wooden Black Nazarene, carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines capital in the early 17th century, is cherished by Catholics, who believe it performs miracles.

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