Day of the Dead: How a Utah family keeps culture and tradition alive

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LEHI — Homemade cookies from a family recipe, fresh fruits, and a plate of rice and beans are just a few of the things that adorned the Carrasco family’s Día de los Muertos altar that was on display at Thanksgiving Point this year.

Paying homage to their relatives who have passed, the Carrascos are no strangers to altar-making, having done so years prior. However, this was the first time they were able to display their work during the yearly Day of the Dead celebration at Thanksgiving Point on Oct. 26 for attendees to see.

Madison Carrasco and her family are originally from Arizona, having moved to Utah just about one year ago.

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