GRAND-RIVIÈRE-DU-NORD, Haiti — A majority of individuals got here bearing bouquets of pink roses as items. One girl arrived bearing a stalk of plantains in a kivèt sitting atop her head. In between these two objects Wednesday, others additionally introduced an array of on a regular basis necessities and fanciful presents throughout the procession of choices on the Sainte Rose de Lima church for the Catholic patron saint’s annual feast on this northern city.
One man who recognized himself solely as Stevenson was amongst these in line to provide dozens of things to the church. Holding a bunch of pink flowers, the Vodou practitioner defined that he’s married to the lwa Erzulie Freda, the Vodou counterpart of Sainte-Rose-de-Lima, by way of a mystical marriage.
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