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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Margaritas and mariachi music were on the menu for many people on Monday. People across Lexington celebrated Cinco de Mayo.

The holiday, which is celebrated increasingly here in the U.S., honors Mexican culture.

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Battle of Puebla, which was between the French and Mexican armies back in 1862.

Mexican restaurants around town were packed Monday with people celebrating the holiday. Cinco de Mayo isn't celebrated in all parts of Mexico.


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