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Migrant Kids Who Died Crossing the Border Celebrated on Dia De Los Muertos

In South Philadelphia, this Dia de Los Muertos the local community is reflecting on the true meaning of the holiday, which is to recognize death as a part of life and kept the memory of loved ones alive by celebrating them, by honoring the memory of migrant children who died crossing the border. Paloma Collazo-Vargas is the one in charge of organizing the program for Juntos, and the altar is on display at 600 Washington Ave., Unit 18UA from 5pm to 8pm on Friday. You can read more about this by checking out this article from The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

You can learn all about Dia De Los Muertos from our recent post Get it Right! Día de Los Muertos vs. Halloween.

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