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Day of the Dead

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From October 31 to November 2, Mexico celebrates Day of the Dead. On Día de Muertos, families welcome their deceased relatives for a brief reunion, leaving food, marigold flowers, candles, and other favorite items on loved ones’ graves and on altars called ofrendas inside their homes. There are many traditional foods associated with the holiday, like sweet pan de muerto bread and sugar skulls. Discover the colorful imagery and time-honored traditions of Day of the Dead in this curated editorial stock footage collection.