Ever since my mom passed away, two years ago, Day of the Dead has taken on a new significance for my family and me. My mother fought breast cancer valiantly for ten years, but her body just wore out. She was an amazing woman who gracefully raised three kids, including my very handicapped brother. She dealt with the many challenges that life brought her way with a positive attitude and kind spirit. Such strength and love! This is why we are all so eager for her spirit to return to us on, Day of the Dead.
I used to teach my students about Day of the Dead through a short video or a brief explanation, but this year