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Dressing Baby Jesus: Dia de la Candelaria by Tara Lowry

In Mexico, February 2nd is Dia de la Candelaria, or Candlemas, and everyone who has a Baby Jesus to dress up is either choosing an outfit for him to wear at the last minute or is on his or her way to church to have him blessed.

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Dressing Baby Jesus: Dia de la Candelaria in Oaxaca Tara Lowry

All around town, people are carrying babies. It takes me a moment to realize, (mostly because they are swaddled in blankets) that they are not real babies but dolls. Then it takes me another moment and... read more
Published or Updated on: January 29, 2014 by Tara Lowry © 2014
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