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How Marigolds became a Symbol for Día de Muertos

How Marigolds became a Symbol for Día de Muertos

Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of the most important celebrations in Mexico. The tradition traces back to more than thousands of years before Spanish settlers arrived. The holiday commemorates deceased loved ones by honoring and remembering them through...
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