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The Mystery and Magic of Haitian Vodou Funeral Rites

Ensuring the survival of the spirit

According to The Guardian, Haitians have a saying that Haiti is 70 percent Catholic, 30 percent Protestant, and 100 percent Vodou. Vodou, or Voodoo as many call it, is a combination of Catholicism, other forms of Christianity, several African religions … Continue reading

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Keith Haring’s Paintings Depict Joy and Sorrow

A gay artist gives a distinctive look to his community

Keith Haring, who specialized in contemporary art during the AIDS pandemic, was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 4, 1958. He was a gifted artist from an early age, drawing his first inspirations from childhood idols such as Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madelene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as an ongoing celebration of love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death. The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment Page Hodel encountered … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts in an ongoing celebration of love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death. The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment Page Hodel encountered … Continue reading

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