COVID-19 Delayed Quinceañera Celebrations. And Now, 17 Is The New 15

Posted by on September 4, 2021 8:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

Citlaly Olvera Salazar dances with an image of her grandfather, Antonio Salazar, and father, Cesar Olvera, in their absence during her Quinceañera.

Party planners say they are overrun by families who still want the traditional ceremony, which has taken on a new meaning — the celebration of life, and the remembrance of loss.

(Image credit: Maridelis Morales Rosado for NPR)

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