The Four Faces of Cinco de Mayo

Fun fact: Mexican Independence Day is September 16. This is a big deal in Mexico. The Fifth of May is actually the date that the Mexican army defeated the French in the battle of Puebla. Given that France hasn’t won a war in its existence, you can see how it’s no big deal.

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Be that as it may, Cinco de Mayo means many things to many people here in the US of A. Mostly, it’s a chance to do the same thing we do on Saint Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve/Day, and, well, you get the picture. We love to par-tay. Mostly.

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Check out the gallery of the diverse Cinco de Mayo views.

For non-Mexicans in America
For Mexicans in Mexico
For Mexicans in America
And, of course, for Karen-Americans in America

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