Mexico celebrated the Day of the Dead with a new world record, as women in the country's capital dressed up as "Catrinas" and brought together the most "Skeleton Ladies" ever in one place. The Skeleton Lady first appeared as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada sometime between and Posada originally created the character to poke fun at "people who pretended to be European, but weren't," Mercedes Sierra, a visual arts professor at Mexico's National Autonomous University explained to the Associated Press last year. However, the image was also a critique of social stratification.
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She's officially dead. She has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. The year-old woman says she lives in constant fear, not daring to leave her house in the village of Saint Joseph, in the Loire region. Authorities seized her car over an unpaid debt she contests and which is at the center of her troubles. She fears the family furniture will be next.
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That means the holiday is a time to embrace both life and death, recognizing the shortness of the former and the inevitably of the latter in a colorful and festive celebration. To capture the haunting beauty of celebrating the dead, we compiled 35 photos of Day of the Dead celebrations around the world. Take a look below:. US Edition U.
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