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The Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos or All Souls' Day) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Latin Americans living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 1st and 2nd in connection with the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day which occurs on Nov 1st and All Souls' Day which occurs on Nov 2nd. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts.

Scholars trace the origins of the modern holiday to indigenous observances dating back thousands of years, and to an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl.

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Jill
Jill · Foster City, California, US · 27 projects
Amazing!
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Kylie C.
Kylie C. · 1 project
Holy cow, this is brilliant!
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Abby W.
Abby W. · St Louis, Missouri, US · 16 projects
In.cred.i.ble.
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Dawn R.
Dawn R. · Lethbridge, Alberta, CA
So beautiful!
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HarleeQuinn03
HarleeQuinn03 · 17 projects
Wow, this is absolutely Stunning. I love it!
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