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Picture of the city square in Mexico City lit up by Christmas lights
December 24, 2021

Holiday Lights

Holiday lights decorate the Zócalo of Mexico City. This photo was featured in an October 1961 story titled "Mexico in Motion," about the country's surge of progress—and dedication to tradition.
Photograph by Kip Ross, Nat Geo Image Collection
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