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The many traditions of Easter

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Festive fedoras: Kris Sokolofsky, of Buffalo, and her son, Josiah, adjust their decorated hats before marching up Elmwood Avenue on Sunday afternoon in the annual Easter Bonnet Parade.

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Search party: Nathan Maddox, of Buffalo, looks for more hidden treasures in the Easter egg hunt Sunday afternoon at Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church.

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Sanctified session: Airborne Eddy Dobosiewicz, left, introduces the Rev. Marian Gardocki, second from left, of St. John Gualbert Parish, before he blesses the musical instruments for the pre-Dyngus Day celebration Sunday afternoon in the Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Cheektowaga.

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Tuned in: Bassist Sabu Adeyola performs with the Carol McLaughlin Quartet during the annual Easter show Sunday afternoon in the Colored Musicians Club in downtown Buffalo.

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The glory and the majesty: Sun streams through the windows behind the brilliantly lit altar as the Right Rev. R. William Franklin leads Easter services Sunday morning in St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Buffalo.