Philippines 2011

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A man looks over his shoulder after receiving Communion during the annual Taong Putik, or "mud people," festival in Bibiclat, on Luzon island,  Philippines. The festival honors St. John the Baptist, and devotees cover themselves in mud, banana leaves and vines to symbolize the animal skins that he wore in the Bible. June 24, 2011.
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