Honoring Those Dead but not Forgotten

Bay Area families gather at Oak Hill Memorial Park to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos.

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Every year on November 1st & 2nd something unique takes place all over the world.
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Death & festivities are intricately entwined for most Mexicans
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The belief is the souls of the dead return each year to visit their living relatives
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Flowers & candles are supposed to help guide the spirits home to loved ones.
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Adults who have died are honored with displays of their favorite foods, drinks & personal items.
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Aztec dancers getting ready to perform
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The dancers perform as part of the festivities.
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There was music, dancing and games to celebrate death as a part of life.
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The Mexican spirit & tradition says, "Don't take anything lying down-even death!"
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Oak Hill Memorial Park provided entertainment and food for the free event
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Alters were built, and flowers were everywhere...a beautiful site to see!
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Hundreds of people showed up for the holiday this year.
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See you next year!
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