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Celebrating the Day of the Dead with sugar skulls

Mexican culture remembers deceased relatives with treats, trinkets on alters

POSTED: October 30, 2013 1:00 a.m.

When Connie Rodriguez was a child living in Mexico, she said she felt a little afraid of the skulls and altars she saw around her home and town at the end of October. Her grandmother told her not to worry, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) was a happy time, a holiday to be excited about.


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