Day of the Skull - level 1
The “Day of the Skull” is a celebration. It is a traditional celebration. People celebrate the Day of the Skull in Bolivia.
People get skulls. They want to make the skulls beautiful. They put flowers on them. They even give the skulls food and cigarettes. They bring the skulls to the cemetery.
People believe that this brings them luck.
The Roman Catholic Church does not like this celebration.
Difficult words: skull (the head of a dead person), celebration (a very important event), traditional (old and typical of a country).
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