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Easter feast, pain and frolic

Published:Monday | April 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Beachgoers having fun.
Jordan Morgan (left) and Khaeron Carlyle play in the sand.
Alanzo Harris plays in the water.
Khaeron Carlyle plays in the sand on Hellshire Beach on Good Friday.- photos by Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
A member of the Lions Club of St Andrew gives children bananas at the SOS Children Village during their annual Easter treat. For more than 12 years, the Club has been feting the children at Easter. - Ian Allen/Photographer
Clayon Whitfield, (foreground) of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Windward Road, east Kingston, plays the star role in the recreation of events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during Good Friday observances. The church members walk through the Bowerbank and adjoining communities.- Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer
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It's Easter! A time for reflection for Christians as they muse on the sacrifice of their Saviour, Jesus Christ.

But beyond reflections on the death and resurrection of Christ, many Jamaicans celebrate the Easter holidays by bonding with family and friends and making outings to the park or to the beach.

Here are some highlights of some Easter fun across the island.