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  Fireworks are set off at the inauguration of a new statue of the Virgin of the Socavon on Santa Barbara hill outside of Oruro, Bolivia, Feb. 1. The statue of Mary and the Christ Child measures 148-feet in height and pays homage to the local patroness invoked in the protection of mine workers. (CNS/Reuters)
 
  Fireworks are set off at the inauguration of a new statue of the Virgin of the Socavon on Santa Barbara hill outside of Oruro, Bolivia, Feb. 1. The statue of Mary and the Christ Child measures 148-feet in height and pays homage to the local patroness invoked in the protection of mine workers. (CNS/Reuters)