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LI Christians observe Ash Wednesday

Long Island Christians marked the beginning of Lent today by getting ashes on their forehead in the shape of a cross.  Wednesday marked Ash Wednesday, and the ashes are a symbol of repentance and reflection.

News 12 Staff

Mar 6, 2014, 5:19 AM

Updated 3,762 days ago

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Long Island Christians marked the beginning of Lent today by getting ashes on their forehead in the shape of a cross. 
Wednesday marked Ash Wednesday, and the ashes are a symbol of repentance and reflection. 
Lent is the holiest season for Christians and lasts for 40 days in preparation for Easter. 
 


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