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All Saints' Day Brings Living to the Dead
Catholics around the world spent time remembering and visiting with deceased loved ones to observe the solemn holy day.
A woman walks in front of the shadows of tombs silhouetted on a white wall at the Cementery of Casabermeja in Malaga, southern Spain, November 1, 2016. Millions of Spaniards are visiting cemeteries on All Saints' Day to commemorate their deceased relatives and loved ones. All Saints' Day is observed on the 1st of November by the Roman Catholic Church and Protestant churches.— JORGE ZAPATA / EPA
A man sits next to a child's grave decorated for Day of the Dead at the San Gregorio cemetery in Mexico City, Oct. 31. In a tradition that coincides with All Saints' Day on Nov 1st, families decorate the graves of departed relatives with marigolds and candles, and spend the night in the cemetery, eating and drinking as they keep company with their deceased loved ones.— Eduardo Verdugo / AP
A devotee pretends to be the spirit known as a Gede during a ceremony honoring the Haitian voodoo spirits of Baron Samdi and Gede on the Day of the Dead in the National Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Voodoo believers and devotees offer candles, alcohol and food.— HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP - Getty Images