Say No to Santa Claus, Save Mexico’s Holiday Traditions

While many children around the world will wake up with excitement on Christmas morning as they run to the family Christmas tree to see what Santa has brought them, children in Mexico will need to wait a couple of more weeks. Or that is how it has traditionally been.

Traditionally the Three Wise Men and the Nativity Scene replace Santa Claus and the Christmas tree in Mexico, but over several decades of American and Mexican culture blending, Mexico is at risk of losing some of its holiday traditions in exchange for the commercialized celebrations of the holiday season north of . . .

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