New York Celebrates Ash Wednesday, Lent Begins In The Big Apple (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post hit the streets on Ash Wednesday to see how New Yorkers were observing the start of Lent. Christians in the Big Apple had ash placed on their foreheads in the shape of the cross as the words from Genesis 3:19 were spoken: “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Check out the photos!

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