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Images of the ‘Santa Muerte’ (Holy Death), are seen at the shrine in honour of the goddess at the Iztapalapa shantytown in Mexico City, on February 4, 2011. The cult of this pseudo-religious skeletal image, also known as ‘La Santisima’, ‘Dona Sebastiana’, ‘Little White Girl’ or ‘The Skinny Girl’, is thought to date back to pre-Columbian times and currently has some two million faithfuls in Mexico. Every month thousands of devotees attend different shrines to make offerings and ask for petitions. AFP PHOTO/Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

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