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Deacon Wally Zieverink places ashes on the forehead of Zoe McMullan, 7, during the noon Ash Wednesday service at the Cathedral of St. Paul in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. Bishop Robert Baker is also pictured as he places ashes on the foreheads of parishioners. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News, Michelle Campbell)