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Bring out the Tamales and Atole, Here Comes the Candelaria

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Although it is generally perceived as a minor holiday, the observance of Candelaria Day, or Candlemas, on Feb. 2 is in fact a long-standing festival in Mexico that officially marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. In Mexico, Candelaria is closely interconnected with another post-Christmas holiday, the Three King’s Day, when not only do children

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