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Day of the Dead

A woman, painted as a Catrina, participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A woman, painted as a Catrina, participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A woman, painted as a Catrina, participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A woman sits next to a grave at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman sits next to a grave at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman sits next to a grave at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Two boys play with their inflatable super-hero toys as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Two boys play with their inflatable super-hero toys as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Two boys play with their inflatable super-hero toys as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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An indigenous man sits next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

An indigenous man sits next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

An indigenous man sits next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata
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The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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A police officer with his face painted poses for a photograph while watching the Day of the Dead parade in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A police officer with his face painted poses for a photograph while watching the Day of the Dead parade in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A police officer with his face painted poses for a photograph while watching the Day of the Dead parade in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Veronica attends a procession by her Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrating the Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. Veronica came to the U.S. by crossing a river at 9 years old. Ten years ago, she couldn't be there for her father's burial in Mexico, so she decided to create a cemetery in her community of Pilsen where families can decorate "graves" as offerings. "When the flags blow in the wind that means they're coming," says Veronica. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

Veronica attends a procession by her Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrating the Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. Veronica came to the U.S. by crossing a river at 9 years old. Ten years ago, she couldn't be there for...more

Veronica attends a procession by her Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrating the Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. Veronica came to the U.S. by crossing a river at 9 years old. Ten years ago, she couldn't be there for her father's burial in Mexico, so she decided to create a cemetery in her community of Pilsen where families can decorate "graves" as offerings. "When the flags blow in the wind that means they're coming," says Veronica. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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A woman sits at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman sits at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman sits at the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado
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The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with the decorations of offerings on "graves" and a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with the decorations of offerings on "graves" and a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with the decorations of offerings on "graves" and a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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A girl and boy peek outside their home as Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrate Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

A girl and boy peek outside their home as Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrate Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

A girl and boy peek outside their home as Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrate Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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People visit the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

People visit the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

People visit the Llamita graveyard on the Day of the Dead in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Mariachi musicians play as people attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Mariachi musicians play as people attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Mariachi musicians play as people attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood decorated with altars in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood decorated with altars in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood decorated with altars in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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A man sells air balloons as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man sells air balloons as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A man sells air balloons as people attend the Day of the Dead at the Llama graveyard in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

The Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead with a procession through their neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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Mauricia Lopez places items as offerings for her recently departed son at the St. Procopius Catholic Church, as the Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

Mauricia Lopez places items as offerings for her recently departed son at the St. Procopius Catholic Church, as the Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra...more

Mauricia Lopez places items as offerings for her recently departed son at the St. Procopius Catholic Church, as the Mexican-American community of Pilsen celebrates Day of the Dead in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
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An indigenous woman stands next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

An indigenous woman stands next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

An indigenous woman stands next to a relative's grave during an annual Day of the Dead celebration, in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata
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People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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People water flowers as they attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People water flowers as they attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People water flowers as they attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

People attend the Day of the Dead at the central cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, early morning, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A Mexican float participates in the Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A Mexican float participates in the Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A Mexican float participates in the Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City, Mexico November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes
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Young revelers participate in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Young revelers participate in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Young revelers participate in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A young man dressed as "La Llorona", participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A young man dressed as "La Llorona", participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A young man dressed as "La Llorona", participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A young man spits fire as he participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A young man spits fire as he participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A young man spits fire as he participates in a parade called "La Calabiuza" on the eve of the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A couple poses for a picture with a giant skeleton rising from the ground, which is a part of an installation to celebrate the Day of the Dead, at Tlahuac borough in Mexico City, Mexico October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A couple poses for a picture with a giant skeleton rising from the ground, which is a part of an installation to celebrate the Day of the Dead, at Tlahuac borough in Mexico City, Mexico October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A couple poses for a picture with a giant skeleton rising from the ground, which is a part of an installation to celebrate the Day of the Dead, at Tlahuac borough in Mexico City, Mexico October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes
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