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Pilgrims light candles before a baptism ceremony as part of the... News PhotoBaptism,Candle,Ceremony,Epiphany,Horizontal,Jordan Valley,Outdoors,Pilgrimage,Religion,River JordanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPilgrims light candles before a baptism ceremony as part of the Orthodox Feast of the Epiphany on January 18, 2013 by the Jordan River in the Jordan Valley. Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III led a ceremony during which thousands of Orthodox Christians braved rain to plunge into plastic tubs filled with its murky water to celebrate Jesus's baptism. AFP PHOTO/KHALIL MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)