Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture, traditions
If Cinco de Mayo conjures images of mariachi, tamales and sombreros, you're not alone. In the United States, the Mexican holiday has become as much of a celebration as Mardi Gras or St. Patrick's Day.
But for many Americans who plan to eat enchiladas and sip cervezas on Cinco de Mayo, the history and significance of the holiday is still largely a mystery.
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