November 1, 2019

The uninitiated in Mexican culture can be forgiven for thinking Day of the Dead is the same as Halloween. It’s not. Day of the Dead has reverent roots in that the day is to honor those loved ones who have passed from this world. That love can expand to those public figures a person hold dear as well. After all, all life is precious. A couple of the biggest Day of the Dead altars this year honor victims of two separate atrocities; It used to be the majority of Latinos were Catholic. Not as much as this latest survey reveals; and Lego just released a new playset to help children cope with a sad fact of life. Check out stories below…

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Lego funeral sets help children learn about death

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