Un Día de los Muertos feliz

     Students decorated sugar skulls in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and The Day of the Dead. El Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday where families reunite with the souls of their lost loved ones.
     According to history.com, those who celebrate believe the spirits of the dead return for a day of eating, dancing and celebrating with those they love. It is a festive time filled with joy and excitement.
     Common symbols often associated with this holiday are skeletons also called
calacas and skulls known as calaveras, as seen in the picture.
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Photo by Olivia Fortner – Marissa Cisneros-Arellano decorates a sugar skull between classes at the Floyd campus.