Spanish Day of the Dead: A Tradition of Honoring Death
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As you may know, my mother’s family comes from Mexico
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so Día de Muertos has always been an important time of year for me and my siblings growing up.
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However, that’s not why I’m writing this article; rather, I just wanted to share the traditions I grew up with in the hopes that they might be interesting to others!
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If you don’t have family from Latin America or aren’t familiar with Día de Muertos traditions,
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here are a few things you might want to know about this Mexican holiday.
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Día de Muertos is a holiday that originated in Mexico and is celebrated throughout Latin America
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It takes place on November 1st and 2nd, but celebrations start as early as October 31st.
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The celebration starts with people making sugar skulls (skulls made from sugar) which symbolize death
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