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An Altar for My Grandpa

Ana helps her grandmother build an altar for the Day of the Dead.

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An Altar for My Grandpa

Ana helps her grandmother build an altar for the Day of the Dead.

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My Mexican family and I celebrate the Day of the Dead every year. It is believed that on this day, the souls of the dead visit their living relatives.
My grandfather Joel had died three months ago. It was the first time we would build an altar for him.
Grandma had already prepared my Grandpa Joel's favorite dishes.

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