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April 3, 2010

More Easter: Brotherhood Procession

Do photo editors have a special attraction to Easter processions in Spain because the penitents look a lot like the American KKK?

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Having looked at dozens of photo galleries from the big media sites over the past few days, it’s plain — for a reason I can’t exactly put my finger on — that editors have an unusual attraction to these Holy Week processions in Spain.

(photo: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP. Penitents take part in the procession of the “Jesus Yacente” brotherhood, during Holy Week in Zamora, northern Spain, Thursday, April 1, 2010.)

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