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Cover Story - April 2, 2010

Colorful Hindu holiday brightens Stanford

Traditional festival of 'Holi' celebrates spring, raises money for education in India

by photographs Veronica Weber / story Martin Sanchez

More than 5,000 people converged on Stanford University's Sand Hill playing field Saturday afternoon to dance, sing and cover one another with huge quantities of colored powder for Holi, a Hindu holiday celebrating the coming of spring.

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Staff Photographer Veronica Weber can be e-mailed at [email protected] Editorial Intern Martin Sanchez can be e-mailed at [email protected]

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