The celebration of the advent of a girl’s 15th birthday is becoming more and more widespread and magnificent among Latino immigrants and their descendants. Though a long-time family tradition in their countries, its origin is uncertain. Many think it has pre-Hispanic Mexican beginnings, others believe it arrived with the wealthy families of Europe. In the United . . .

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