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Veronica Sawyer, 63, of Winston Salem, N.C., facing, "takes the pass" from Annette S. Harris of Denver, CO, before the Daughters of Isis meeting at the 121st Imperial Council Session of the Prince Hall Shriners at the Tampa Convention Center on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The convention, which runs through the 21st, is hosting approximately 25,000 Shriners from all 50 states, parts of Western Europe, Japan and Korea. On Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. there will be a parade for the public in Historic Downtown Ybor City running from East 7th Avenue to North 20th Street.

WILL VRAGOVIC | TIMES

Veronica Sawyer, 63, of Winston Salem, N.C., facing, "takes the pass" from Annette S. Harris of Denver, CO, before the Daughters of Isis meeting at the 121st Imperial Council Session of the Prince Hall Shriners at the Tampa Convention Center on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The convention, which runs through the 21st, is hosting approximately 25,000 Shriners from all 50 states, parts of Western Europe, Japan and Korea. On Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. there will be a parade for the public in Historic Downtown Ybor City running from East 7th Avenue to North 20th Street.

WILL VRAGOVIC | Times

Veronica Sawyer, 63, of Winston-Salem, N.C., on right, "takes the pass" Monday from Annette S. Harris of Denver, Colo., before the Daughters of Isis meeting at the 121st Imperial Council Session of the Prince Hall Shriners at the Tampa Convention Center. The convention, which runs through Thursday, will include about 25,000 Shriners from all 50 states, parts of Western Europe, Japan and Korea. On Wednesday evening at 6, there will be a parade for the public in Historic Downtown Ybor City running from E Seventh Avenue to N 20th Street.

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