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    Halloween (and Candy) in Mexico

    Halloween in Mexico has many similiarities to the Anglo version. Since this is our first Mexican Halloween we wanted to make sure we were honoring the tradition correctly.  We asked our neighbors and they confirmed that kids dress up and go around door to door asking for candy. They don’t say “trick or treat”, but we could possibly hear “calaverita” or “queremos Halloween” (“we want Halloween”).  Supposedly they are expecting toys and candies shaped as coffins and skulls, but we only saw the generic kind of candy in the supermarket. It seems that we will be experiencing the commercial side of Halloween instead of the traditional at least for tonight.…

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