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Hen Sacrifice At The Center Of Santeria Ritual

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Hen Sacrifice At The Center Of Santeria Ritual

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Hen Sacrifice At The Center Of Santeria Ritual

Hen Sacrifice At The Center Of Santeria Ritual

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Charles Gaulperin is a Santeria priest and the owner of Botanica El Congo Manuel. The shop sells religious items out of a strip mall in Hollywood. Inside the Botanica, Gaulperin performs sacred Afro-Cuban ceremonies, including the recent sacrifice of a hen for a sick man in New York.

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