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Christians around the world are preparing for one their more colourful holidays... Easter! The occasion is being marked with the observing of Lent, in this Holy Week and, of course, Easter Eggs!

Easter Eggs are a traditional sweet, made from chocolate or confectionery items, which symbolise the start of a new life; they mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Check out photos of beautifully designed eggs from across the world... and through the years...

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