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Published May 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Praying for Rain


This April 19, 2013 photo shows Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church parishioners Nick McGovernor, left, and Orlando Lucero talking about the framed statue of San Ysidro, the patron saint of farmers, after a prayer procession for rain in Bernalillo, N.M. From the heart of New Mexico to West Texas and Oklahoma, the pressures of drought have resulted in a resurgence of faith, from Christian preachers and Catholic priests encouraging prayer processions to American Indian tribes using their closely guarded traditions in an effort to coax Mother Nature to deliver some much needed rain. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
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