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Images from the spiritual pilgrimage to Saut d'Eau, Port-au-Prince, Ville-Bonheur, Haiti in July 2010.

Every July, Haitians flock to the voodoo festival of Saut d'Eau to be blessed in the sacred waterfall. July 2010 was no exception, despite the devastating earthquake that left more than a million homeless.
  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti July 14-19, 2010 - Haitian National Palace..Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Tarps and tents cover the hillside neighborhood La Vallee de Bourdon in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in July 2010, seven months after the devastating earthquake.   Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti10.jpg
  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti12.jpg
  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti13.jpg
  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti17.jpg
  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
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  • Saut d'Eau, Haiti July 14-19, 2010  Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti19.jpg
  • Every year, thousands of Haitians flock to Ville-Bonheur in Haiti for the July 16 feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. According to legend, the Virgin Mary showed herself in the mid-1800s on a tree near the waterfall. Every year since, Haitians make the pilgrimage to the waterfall to be blessed in the sacred water. July 2010 was no exception. Following the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit the country in January 2010, the prayers were many.
    Haiti20.jpg