Peru Santa Efigenia
In this Sept. 23, 2012 photo, people sleep on the side of the street after a night of festivities in honor of the black saint Santa Efigenia in La Quebrada, Peru. Every year, Peruvians descended from African slaves come to La Quebrada to celebrate the adored black saint Santa Efigenia, the only African saint venerated in Peru. A chapel was built in La Quebrada in the 18th century dedicated to Santa Efigenia, who was popular among the then Spanish colony's African slaves. Cat races, a fireworks dance and a night of eating and drinking close out the celebration. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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