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Dia de los Muertos: Celebrating lives lost

A Mexican woman wipes away a tear as a Mariachi band plays at the tomb of a loved one during the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, festival in Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, October 31. Celebrated in Mexico and around the world, the traditional holiday honors the lives of lost family members and friends.

A Mexican woman wipes away a tear as a Mariachi band plays at the tomb of a loved one during the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, festival in Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, October 31. Celebrated in Mexico and around the world, the traditional holiday honors the lives of lost family members and friends.