Yerik Hernandez, 4 months, held by mom Rocio Aguilar, both of Merced, receives ashes from minister Salvador Zepeda during Ash Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church in South Merced Wednesday. (3-5-14)
Yerik Hernandez, 4 months, held by mom Rocio Aguilar, both of Merced, receives ashes from minister Salvador Zepeda during Ash Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church in South Merced Wednesday. (3-5-14) bahbeck@mercedsunstar.com
Yerik Hernandez, 4 months, held by mom Rocio Aguilar, both of Merced, receives ashes from minister Salvador Zepeda during Ash Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church in South Merced Wednesday. (3-5-14) bahbeck@mercedsunstar.com

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