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Day Of The Dead: A Centuries-old Tradition Celebrated In Small-town Utah

Mix together equal parts Mariachi music with some homemade chicken mole and pan de muerto, throw in brightly colored paper chains and kids hula hooping, then top it all off with whimsical sugar skulls and the spirits of your deceased loved ones. There you have it – the vibrant recipe for Moab’s Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead celebration. 

Molly Marcello from KZMU community radio in Moab tells us more about the history of the holiday and how the small Utah town is celebrating.