Dia de Los Muertos: Creating altars, finding peace at Hollywood Forever

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Alfredo Romero’s altar is filled with decorative skeletons representing figures like the “corn man” pushing his cart throughout the grounds. Photo by Zaydee Sanchez for KCRW.

The Hollywood Forever cemetery held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday. The event features altars that must be built in 24 hours. 

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