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  • Día de los Muertos: Mexico's national holiday

    By Marjorie Smith
    Published: Oct. 26, 2009

    In the spirit of Halloween, the Office of Public Affairs is reintroducing some of its spookiest stories. Original run date: Oct. 30, 2006 By Christian Clarke Casarez As night falls, a young woman lights the candles surrounding the altar she created in honor of her grandmother who passed away two years ago. The ofrenda, an …

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