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Day of the Dead photos

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Here are pics from the Día de los Muertos celebration I attended Sunday. It's a way to remember those who have died and to pay respect to the cycle of life. It's a light-hearted way to deal with death, which can be painful for those left behind. The tradition is a big celebration in Mexico. People visit cemeteries November 1 and 2 and leave food, flowers and flowers to entice the dead back to earth for a day.



























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1BEACHWALKER 11/12/2012 12:48AM

    Great photos!! They really go all out don't they? Don't think I have ever seen it like that before around here! emoticon emoticon

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FLAMENM 11/9/2012 9:58PM

    Ah, the Marigold Parade. One of the best things about Albuquerque!

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BDERANGED 11/9/2012 6:41PM

    Gurl you look cute, makes me miss California we did this every year.

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HEYITSJUDED 11/9/2012 3:41PM

    That looks like it was so much fun! The pictures are awesome! I bet being there was such a great experience! emoticon

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DESERTDREAMERS 11/9/2012 8:03AM

    Fantastic!

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HEALTHY-SPARK 11/8/2012 1:45PM

    Great costumes and photos!

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BESCATS 11/8/2012 1:19PM

    A very interesting tradition. The photos are awesome. Some of the masks would scare me to death emoticon It's always wonderful to celebrate those we have lost - gone, but not forgotten.

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SIRENSONGS 11/8/2012 10:38AM

    These photos are wonderful! Thank you so much for posting them. I hope that one day I can attend a proper Dia de los Muertos festival. The theme is right up my alley, lol!

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LOSER05 11/8/2012 9:42AM

    cool pictures

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MIDNIGHTER1 11/8/2012 8:42AM

    emoticon pictures celebrating Dia de los Muertos. I have heard and seen this celebration on a documentry. What a great way to honor the dead.

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LIBRA73 11/8/2012 8:17AM

    That looks like a lot of fun!

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BOILHAM 11/8/2012 6:29AM

    Cool pictures. I have heard of that festival, there was a movie out about it not long ago, and before that movie I never knew of the Day of the Dead. Thanks for sharing.

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CELESTE_B 11/8/2012 5:56AM

    Wow! Love the idea! Some people really put a lot of thought into their costumes.

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