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Happy Mexican Mother’s Day! Día de las Madres

Here’s a little history on Mexican Mother’s Day.  “In Mexico, the government of Álvaro Obregón imported the Mother’s Day holiday from the US in 1922, and the newspaper Excélsior held a massive promotional campaign for the holiday that year.The conservative … Continue reading

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo is an American holiday, not Mexican.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! This is basically an American holiday, not Mexican. It commemorates the Mexicans winning a battle against the French in Puebla in 1862. It began as a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage in California. In the … Continue reading

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Bat photos, Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

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Mary Cummins, my grandmother, Maria Rivera

Mary Cummins My grandmother who raised me. Mary Cummins, my grandmother. She’s 88 here. This is Thanksgiving at my sister’s apartment. October 4, 1899 – June 4, 1991 90 Years Born Maria Luisa Trinidad Rivera in Tacubaya in the Federal … Continue reading

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