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A Cake for a Quinceañera

Quinceañera (pronounced keen-seh-ahnyeh-ra) is a Latin American celebration that occurs on a girl's fifteenth birthday to mark her coming into adulthood. The celebration involves going to church, a big party (at a different location), and a ceremony of the girl trading her flats for heels, further marking her entrance into womanhood.  

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Cindy. [A Cake for a Quinceaña]. Part of Elizabeth's Quinceañera (Japla- Zac). Digital Photo. December 30th, 2005. Flickr. (Accessed October 31, 2018).

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