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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    John Puskarich (left) and his wife Carol Puskarich, of Mooresville, were on their way to Israel so they stopped in the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for ashes Wednesay March 5, 2014 from Father Conrad Hoover (right). For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    John Puskarich (in this photo) and his wife Carol Puskarich, of Mooresville, were on their way to Israel so they stopped in the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for ashes Wednesay March 5, 2014 from Father Conrad Hoover. For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Denny Schell (right), a 30 year USAirways employee, went by the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for ashes Wednesay March 5, 2014 from Father Conrad Hoover (right). For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    A brief "ashes" ceremony was held for any that wanted it in the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednesay March 5, 2014 from Father Conrad Hoover (right). For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    A brief "ashes" ceremony was held for any that wanted it in the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednesay March 5, 2014 from Father Conrad Hoover (right) who holds a bowl of ashes. For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Rev. Alice White, a minister with the Assemblies of God Pentecostal Church leads Joe Carle, his parents, Nancy (middle) and Jim Carle (back row) and Denise Bragiel (far right against wall), a gate agent for USAirways through an "ashes" ceremony in the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for ashes Wednesay March 5, 2014. For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Rev. Mr. George Szalony leads the Airport Chaplaincy of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. For Christians, Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. For travelers flying from city to city chaplains dispenses ashes at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
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