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Flowers, ritual, horse race mark Day of the Dead

By LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press Published: November 3, 2012

MEXICO CITY — Mexicans cleaned the bones of dead relatives and decorated their graves with flowers and candy skulls. In Haiti, voodoo practitioners circled an iron cross at a cemetery and poured moonshine to honor their ancestors. Some Guatemalans held a wild race of horses to remember the dead.

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