How Germans celebrate Easter traditions

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- It's a tradition in the Eifel area for children to walk around through the community with so called Good Friday Rattles, wooden noise-makers of various kinds, which are supposed to replace the ringing of the bells from Green Thursday, March 28 this year, until Easter, March 31 this year. By making the noise, the small ones invite Christians to worship. This is done usually three times a day, at 7 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Iris Reiff/Released)

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