He sang to his sister on what would have been her first birthday.
The film centers around the Mexican tradition of Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and tells the adventures of a young boy who travels to the land of the dead. From the film Alexander was able to understand that death does not mean that our loved ones are no longer with us.
Though not an explicitly religious story, the film still introduces details that ring true for Catholics, including the immortality of the soul and the power of our prayers to help our deceased loved ones. Alexander’s parents, Stephanie and Samir, even made a Dia de Los Muertos altar in remembrance for their baby girl.
For more information about praying for the dead, click here.
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