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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Revelers dance through the streets in traditional costumes at the start of the Day of the Dead festival, Oct. 30, 2013, in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Women dressed as La Catrina, a popular figure in Mexico known as "The Elegant Skull," pose during celebrations marking the upcoming Day of the Dead at the National Autonoma University of Mexico, in Mexico City, Oct. 30, 2013.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Residents hold up lanterns during a procession ahead of the Day of the Dead in Tultepec Oct. 31, 2013. People carrying multicolored lanterns walked several blocks through the town in a procession to light the way of the angels to heaven, according to organizers. The annual Day of the Dead is observed on November 1 and 2.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Revelers dance through the streets in traditional costumes at the start of the Day of the Dead festival known in spanish as Dia de Muertos, Oct. 30, 2013 in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    A woman places candles on a tombstone at a public cemetery carved into the side of a mountain on All Saints' Day, Nov. 1, 2013 in Marikina City, Philippines. As the largest Catholic nation in Asia this public holiday allows Filipinos to visit the family cemeteries for overnight and weekend vigils. Offices and schools close as the usually silent graveyards become a party with food and music.
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  • Day of the Dead Celebrations Begin

    Filipino Catholics spruce up the crypts of their loved ones at a public cemetery at Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, Oct. 31, 2013 to honor the departed on All Saint's Day. Traditionally, Christians visit cemeteries and memorial parks to offer prayers every November 1st to pay tribute to their departed loved ones.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Flower and candle vendors wave to attract people visiting Manila's north cemetery, in the Philippines, Oct. 29, 2013.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    Carmen Alvarez Arranz gestures as she stands next to her mother's grave at Madrid's La Almudena cemetery on All Saints' Day, Nov. 1, 2013.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    A Mexican woman wipes away a tear as a Mariachi band plays at the tomb of a loved one during the Day of the Dead festival at the old cemetery on Oct. 31, 2013, in Xoxocotlan, Mexico.
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  • Skeleton Lady Catrina is honored during Day of the Dead

    Faithful Luis Castillo dressed as a traditional Mexican "Catrina" poses during Day of the Dead celebrations at Mexico's National Autonomous University in Mexico City, Oct. 30, 2013.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    A Mexican woman lights a candle to honor the dead at the tomb of a loved one during the Day of the Dead festival at the old cemetery, Oct. 31, 2013 in Xoxocotlan, Mexico. The three-day holiday is used to pray for and remember family and friends who have died.
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  • Skeletons, Zombies and Fangs: It's Day of the Dead

    An elderly Zapotec indigenous woman cleans the grave of a family member at the start of the Day of the Dead festival known in spanish as Dia de Muertos, Oct. 30, 2013, in Teotitlan, Mexico.
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