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Peru Day of the Dead: Losing A Loved One At Nueva Esperanza Cemetery

by | 1st, November 2013

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PERU Day of the Dead: Domitia Alaca, 77, stands amid tombs unable to locate her father’s grave in the Nueva Esperanza cemetery, during the Day of the Dead celebrations in Lima, Peru, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. According to local authorities, Nueva Esperanza cemetery is the second largest cemetery in the world. Alaca eventually gave up her search.

The souls of departed loved ones are being honoured around Latin America as celebrants blend pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Catholic observance of all Saint’’s Day on Nov. 1 and All

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