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Day of the Dead celebration in Peru

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Artists perform an indigenous dance called Huaylia at the Virgen de Lourdes cemetery where relatives converge to honor friends and family who have passed, marking the Day of the Dead holiday, in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The holiday honors the deceased on Nov. 1, coinciding with All Saints Day and All Souls' Day on Nov. 2.

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People gather around the graves of their loved ones at the Virgen de Lourdes cemetery on Nov. 1, 2012.

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A couple arrange a bouquet of flowers to place on a grave at the Virgen de Lourdes cemetery where relatives converge to honor friends and family who have passed.

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Taxi driver Guillermo Lecaros converts his car into a makeshift flower shop during the Day of the Dead holiday and stations himself outside the Virgen de Lourdes cemetery, where relatives converge to honor friends and family who have passed.

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