Community Counselor Lili Goodman Freitas (San Francisco, CA) shared with us that one of her Mexican au pairs lost her father 2 months ago.

“For the Day of the Dead she supported her host family to construct an altar for their deceased parents and she developed one for her father. This is Cultural Exchange at its BEST!!”

The Day of the Dead (SpanishDía de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey