Haitians call upon the dead

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November 06, 2017
AP A human skull sits amid offerings at the National Cemetery during Haiti's annual Fete Gede Voodoo festival, in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, November 1. Revelers stream into cemeteries across the country, in a two-day celebration, to honor Baron Samedi, the guardian of the dead and ruler of the graveyard, and the rest of the Gede spirits which represent death and fertility.
AP A woman invokes a "Gede" spirit, while sitting on Baron Samedi's tomb, during Haiti's annual Voodoo festival Fete Gede, at Cite Soleil Cemetery, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Haitians call upon the dead

Revelers stream into cemeteries across Haiti, in a two-day celebration last week, to honour Baron Samedi, the guardian of the dead and ruler of the graveyard, and the rest of the Gede spirits which represent death and fertility.