In this Feb. 3, 2018 photo, Hilarion Macias, dressed as “Ekeko,” the god of prosperity and the central figure of the Alasita Fair, holds fake money as he poses for a portrait in La Paz, Bolivia. Macias, 55, uses coca leaves to read people’s futures. “The Ekeko is a big tradition, representing our future and a cultural tradition from the times of the Incas,” he said. Macias competed in this year’s Ekeko costume competition. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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