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Happy Day of the Dead!: Halloween Reading

sugar skullHalloween is also the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead.

Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars called ofrendas, honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased.

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