Celebration of Folk Saint Gauchito Gil Day

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A devotee of Gauchito Gil praying on knees in his sanctuary on... News PhotoArgentina,Corrientes Province,Full Length,Gauchito Gil,Horizontal,Knee,Limb,Loyalty,Praying,ReligionPhotographer Collection: LatinContent Editorial 2013 Sub.Coop CORRIENTES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 08: A devotee of Gauchito Gil praying on knees in his sanctuary on January 08, 2008 in Corrientes, Argentina. The Gauchito Gil, is a legendary character of Argentina's popular culture, known as 'el gaucho milagroso' (the miraculous gaucho). His full name was Antonio Mamerto Gil Núñez. Borned in the 1840s and member of the Autonimist Party, he was murdered on January the 8th, 1878 at the hands of members of the Liberal Party. Since then, every 8 of January, thousands of devotees go to his grave in Corrientes Province to honor him. (Photo by ub Coop/LatinContent/Getty Images)