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Santo Domingo.– Thousands crowded the country's cemeteries during the Day of the Dead to leave flower offerings, clean the tombs and pay homage to lost relatives.

Amid the mud caused by Hurricane Sandy's rains, people sought the tombs of their loved ones and offered them daisies, roses, carnations and sunflowers. Many had to swim among the weeds to find the graves.

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Written by: Ricardolito, 4 Nov 2012 6:02 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Zona Colonial
Day of the dead indeed !!!!,,,all souls day,el dia de todas las almas around the world except in Mexico and a very few other places where it is a bizarre and almost pagan festival . Well I noticed that most of the churches were closed on friday so not that much observance here excepy maybe at the cemetries ...
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