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Virgin of Guadalupe draws millions of pilgrims

Mexico's devout Catholics head to the capital to seek answers to prayers in visit to shrine of mystical icon.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2012 21:13

Millions of pilgrims descend on Mexico City every year to visit the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Some spend days walking - or crawling - from their home towns across Mexico to make the Catholic pilgrimage.

In a country ravaged by violence, poverty and crime, the virgin provides the gift for those in need of hope.

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Mexico City.

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