07/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

In Which Urban Beekeeping Looks Like A Religous Experience (PHOTO)

NEW YORK: An urban beekeeper inspects part of her colony of Italian honeybees on the roof of her Brooklyn building May 30, 2009 in New York City. Beekeeping is a growing phenomenon among environmentally-conscious urban dwellers in cities nationwide, and practioners cite the health benefits of natural honey as well as the boon to gardening that bees provide by pollination. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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