During the Day of the Dead festivals that occur in late October and early November in Mexico, the living recall and honor their lost kindred, yet with festivity — not distress.


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It is trusted that during the Day of the Dead — or Dia de Muertos — they can collective with their departed friends and family.


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Nobody knows when the main recognition occurred, yet it is established in farming related convictions from Mexico's pre-Hispanic time,


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 Said Andres Medina, a scientist at the Anthropological Exploration Organization of the Public Independent College of Mexico.


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"In that folklore, the corn is covered when it's planted and has an underground existence for a period to later return as a plant," Medina said.


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The grain of corn is viewed as a seed, similar to a bone, which is viewed as the beginning of life.


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Today, skeletons are key to Day of the Dead festivals, representing an arrival of the unresolved issues living world.


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Like seeds established under soil, the dead vanish briefly just to return every year like the yearly collect.


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Raised areas are center to the recognition also. Families put photos of their precursors on their home special stepped areas, which incorporate improvements cut out of paper and candles.


The manner in which Mexicans praise the Day of the Dead keeps on advancing.


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"These days there's an impact of American Halloween in the festival," Medina said.


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"These components convey another significance with regards to the first importance of the celebration, which is to commend the dead. To celebrate life."


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In 2016, the public authority began a famous yearly motorcade in Mexico City that deduces in a primary square highlighting special stepped areas worked by craftsmans from the nation over.


Paola Valencia, initially from the Mexican territory of Oaxaca, said the occupants of her old neighborhood,


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St Nick Cruz Xoxocotlan, get some margin to construct enormous special raised areas every year. They are a wellspring of pride for the entire local area.


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