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Mexico mechanic gears up to play messiah

Role of Jesus Christ is most prized in world's largest Passion play performed each Easter in Mexico City.

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Each year, nearly 5,000 amateur actors take part in the world's largest annual open-air play.

In the Passion play depicting passages from the Bible, the role of Jesus Christ is the most sought after.

This Easter, Al Jazeera spoke to Jesus Flores Dominguez, a 25-year-old mechanic, who stars as the Christian messiah in Mexico City.

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