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Decoding The Food And Drink On A Day Of The Dead Altar

Sugar skulls, tamales and spirits the alcoholic kind — these are things you might find on ofrendas, or altars, built this time of year to entice those who’ve passed to the other side back for a visit. These altars in homes and around tombstones are for Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, a tradition on Nov. 1 and 2originating in central Mexico.

read more Decoding The Food And Drink On A Day Of The Dead Altar : The Salt : NPR.

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This entry was posted on November 1, 2014 by in Creepy.

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