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LOOK: The many faces of Black Nazarene devotees

/ 03:02 PM January 09, 2020

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MANILA, Philippines – The Traslacion is proof that the devotion to the Black Nazarene cuts across age, gender, wealth, social status, and even location.

Authorities aim to make this year’s  Traslacion as one of the quickest and most peaceful in recent history.

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(Photo by Gabriel Pabico Lalu/ INQUIRER.net)

Aside from being a religious affair of the Roman Catholic Church, some young people consider the Traslacion as a way to bond with their friends — with some groups even focusing on both brotherhood and devotion.

(Photo by Gabriel Pabico Lalu/ INQUIRER.net)

The youth also see the Traslacion as a way to express their relaxed side, gamely posing for photos and interviews whenever media personalities pass by.

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Parents insist on bringing children to Traslacion 4

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Children also joined the procession with their parents who see the event as a chance to pass on a revered tradition.

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