Thanks to stay with us this year. Wait for more in 2009!

December 31, 2008

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On New Year’s Eve in Brazil, millions of people, of all religions, dressed in white gather on the beach to greet the New Year, watch fireworks, and throw flowers and other offerings into the sea for the goddess Iemanjá, in the hopes that she will grant them their requests for the coming year. Some send their gifts to Iemanjá in wooden toy boats.

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One Response to “Thanks to stay with us this year. Wait for more in 2009!”

  1. sam Says:

    … filling our sea with garbage like plastic, wax and wood.


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