Voodoo

OUIDAH, BENIN - JANUARY 11: An 'Egungun' spirit stands during a Voodoo ceremony on January 11, 2012 in Ouidah, Benin. The Egungun are masqueraded dancers that represents the ancestral spirits of the Yoruba, a Nigerian ethnic group, and are believed to visit earth to possess and give guidance to the living. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

OUIDAH, BENIN – JANUARY 11: An ‘Egungun’ spirit stands during a Voodoo ceremony on January 11, 2012 in Ouidah, Benin. The Egungun are masqueraded dancers that represents the ancestral spirits of the Yoruba, a Nigerian ethnic group, and are believed to visit earth to possess and give guidance to the living. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)