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Sunday, September 2, 2012

Women embrace ancient traditions of covering

Fernanda Lugo, 9, leaves Holy Family Parish in White Center after her first communion. Deacon Abel Magana says the veil is still very important to the Catholic community. Girls wear veils for First Communion but women also wear them for weddings and funerals, like Jacqueline Kennedy did when President John F. Kennedy was laid to rest.

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