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January 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Heritage can be celebrated on a reasonable budget

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 14-year-old girl going on 15. I am half-Mexican. In the Mexican culture, a girl’s 15th birthday is the year in which she becomes a woman. Most girls have a “quinceanera” party for this birthday. But these celebrations cost a lot of money, almost as much as a wedding.

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