As a teenager, Margarita Echeverria did not share the enthusiasm had by her friends for a coming-of-age ritual widely celebrated among Latino families. But it didn’t take long for her to get swept up in the revelry of the quinceañera.

“I bucked it a little bit,” said Ms. Echeverria, a . . .

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