Dia De Los Muertos Brings Family Together Through Tradition

By Lauren Gilger, Kaely Monahan
Published: Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11:55am
Updated: Friday, October 25, 2019 - 2:51pm

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Dia de los Muertos ofrenda
Erica Acevedo-Ontiveros
Downtown Phoenix resident Erica Acevedo-Ontiveros celebrates Día de los Muertos with this ofrenda in her home.

Next week is Día de los Muertos and, in the past, The Show has talked to artists and experts about this uniquely Mexican holiday, but this time, we wanted to talk to one of the many Mexican American families right here in Arizona who celebrate it.

The holiday has gotten a lot more popular since the premiere of the Disney movie "Coco" a few years ago, but downtown Phoenix resident Erica Acevedo-Ontiveros has been celebrating with her family since she was a kid. She showed off the ofrenda she keeps in her home.

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