Rastafarianism grows in Jamaica after long disdain

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In this Nov. 19, 2012 photo, white-robed Rastafarian Priest Forrester motions towards the ocean below where he believes that a big ships will someday arrive to carry the descendants of African slaves back to Africa, at the isolated hilltop Bobo Ashanti commune in Bull Bay, Jamaica. More people are joining Jamaica's homegrown Rastafarian religion some 80 years after it was founded by the descendants of African slaves in response to black oppression on the Caribbean island. (AP Photo/David McFadden)The robed Rastafarian priest looked out over the turquoise sea off Jamaica's southeast coast and fervently described his belief that deliverance is at hand.