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It's not just any Friday

TBO.com Staff
Published:   |   Updated: March 19, 2013 at 02:42 AM

Christians and Jews marked significant days on their religious calendars Friday. Joseph Stevens of First United Methodist Church of Lutz portrayed Christ in downtown Tampa in a dramatic re-enactment of the Good Friday events in which Christ was crucified and died on a cross at Calvary. At Weinberg Village in Tampa, residents and their guests gathered for a symbolic Seder meal, traditionally held on the first night of the eight-day Passover observance, which commemorates when the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt.

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