a99: The All Souls Procession

Started Nov 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Steve West
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Re: a99: The All Souls Procession
In reply to linslus, Nov 6, 2012

I don't really understand all the culture, but it appears to be an annual event for All Soul's Day which marks remembrance of those who have passed (which is why you see a lot of photos in the crowds).  Anyone can march in the ceremony. It appears to have started here in Tucson in 1990.  It's a 2 mile march.  The roots come from Mexico's Dia de los Muertos.  It's supposed to be a celebration and mourning for loved ones that have passed.

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