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Día de los Muertos

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  • Location: Regions in Mexico, especially Oaxaca
  • Date: November 1 and 2
  • Type: Cultural, folk Christianity traditions
  • Significance: Prayer and remembrance of friends and family members who have died
  • Celebration: Creation of altars to remember the dead, traditional dishes for the Day of the Dead


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Infographic via the OC Register

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