20 Photos Of Day Of The Dead Celebrations Around The World

On the Day of the Dead, people in Mexico and throughout the world honor their dead loved ones with a big celebration, featuring costumes, paper balloons, and lots of skulls.

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Day of the Dead, usually celebrated Nov. 1 and 2, is an Aztec celebration that has now spread far beyond Mexico. Costumes are popular — above, a cyclist with face paint in Lima, Peru, Nov. 1.