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Day of the Dead Altars Take Over La Villita During 4th Annual Muertos Fest 

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click to enlarge BRYAN RINDFUSS
  • Bryan Rindfuss

Honoring the 200 defenders of the Alamo

By: Monica Ramos

This one is a shout out to the world. Prominently featuring a skeleton Davy Crocket next to a cannon, Monica Ramos's altar was impacted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization granted World Heritage status to the Alamo and four other San Antonio World Heritage site — the first in Texas and 23rd in the U.S., Ramos — last year's winner — said in her entry summary that it was only fitting to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with an altar dedicated to the defenders of the Alamo.

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