Dia De LOS Muertos: The Day Of The Dead

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The culture I chose is DIA DE LOS MUERTOS also called the Day Of The Dead. This is the Mexican, Spanish way of Halloween, a three day celebration that starts on the evening of October 31. The celebration is to honor the dead, who is believed to come back to earth. People believe there dead family members come back that day, so they cover the rooms in their favorite foods and fresh water. They also cover the room in candies, and often feature breads & other foods in different shapes, like skulls and skeletons. Candles and incense are burned to help the deceased find it way back. In the process of the three days they also repair the graves, they paint, cut weeds, and renew the flowers. They also have flower petals from there doors step to

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