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Día de los Muertos celebrations begin

MEXICO CITY (KYMA, KECY) - People all over Mexico are preparing to celebrate Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

It's a yearly celebration to remember and honor loved ones who have died.

The holiday is a colorful and lively event even featuring a parade in Mexico City.

Families gather in cemeteries to dance and sing and build altars known as "ofrendas" made of photographs, bright marigold flowers, and special food, drinks and tokens that were cherished by their lost relative.

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April Hettinger

April was born and raised in San Diego where she loved the beach town and her two dogs, Lexi and Malibu. She decided to trade the beach for the snow and advanced her education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

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