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So Cincinnati: Pray the steps

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- A "So Cincinnati" tradition is in its final hours for this year.
Since midnight the faithful have been "praying the steps" at Holy Cross Immaculata Church in Mount Adams.  People say a prayer on each step leading up to the church.
The tradition dates back to 1860, before Immaculata Church was even built.  Archbishop Purcell put a wooden cross at the site and built steps leading to it.  People kept up the tradition after the church was completed and thousands still turn out each year.   

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