Day of the Deads in Acaxochitlan

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A Native nahuatl vchild takes a break after his family bought cempaxochitl flowers (flowers of the deads) in the tianguis in Acaxochitlan, in northern state of Hidalgo, during the festivities of the Day of the Deads. Hundreds of Native villages pay homage to their deads on the eve of November 2 as a tradition since the preHispanic times. Photo by Heriberto Rodriguez