Celebration of Folk Saint Gauchito Gil Day

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Devotees of Gauchito Gil come to greet him in his sanctuary on... News PhotoArgentina,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Buenos Aires,Celebration,Cultures,Full Length,Gauchito Gil,Greeting,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,ReligionPhotographer Collection: LatinContent Editorial 2013 Sub.Coop BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 08: Devotees of Gauchito Gil come to greet him in his sanctuary on January 08, 2012 in Forencio Varela, Buenos Aires, 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)