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Dan Balilty | Associated Press
A pilgrim holds candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem's Old City, on Saturday. The "holy fire" is passed among worshipers outside the church and then taken to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, where tradition holds Jesus was born, and from there to other Christian communities in Israel and the West Bank.

Sunday Brunch: When you have a little time for the good stuff (April 20)

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  • True facts about the octopus was posted two weeks ago by zefrank1 on YouTube. If you haven't checked out the "True facts" series, do it now. It's a little science, a little naughty and a lot silly. Warning: The narrative by Morgan Freeman just might cause a spit take.
  • High school lip dub for Riley was posted a week ago by SPatelProductions. It was made for a Riley Dance Marathon involving 2,700 Avon High School students dancing to the 68-song Danthology 2013. You can donate here. It was filmed and Edited by Suketu Patel and produced by Nile Hairston and Mark Bode.

    Cast of If/Then sings “Seasons of Love” from Rent to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on April 12. After the curtain call, the cast auctioned off a chance to join them on stage.


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