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Channel 12 covers 'Dia de los Muertos' at Finneytown High School

Posted on: November 2, 2017 12:00 am
Ch. 12 reporter Deborah Dixon interviews Spanish teacher Shannon Cleghorn

Reporter Deborah Dixon captured the color, culture and emotion as Finneytown High School Spanish students celebrated Dia de los Muertos: http://local12.com/news/local/finneytown-students-tell-stories-and-remember-loved-ones-for-day-of-the-dead.

 

A Dia de los Muertos altar in Shannon Cleghorn's classroom

The multiday holiday, celebrated in Mexico, includes remembrances of and prayers for family and friends who have passed away. Mrs. Cleghorn's students brought in photos of family members and created an ofrenda, an altar to honor them.