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Photo journal: Voodoo priestess
Sand heap

"For a sacrifice, I cut the throats of two chickens, one male and one female and feed them to the shrine.

"When you see the voodoo [spirits], you see a heap of sand. But inside this sand are the spirits. So when we pour blood on the sand heap, we get a reaction from the spirits inside the hill.

"There is Mary and Jesus in Christian belief. In voodoo, there is male and female. When we want to make sacrifices, we call on the female first, before calling the male."

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