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Day of the Holy Innocents

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The Day of the Holy Innocents commemorates King Herod’s orders to execute all of the male babies in Bethlehem in order to kill the savior. In Mexico this day is celebrated as a holiday similar to April Fools’ Day. People play practical jokes on one another. Businesses and News companies often get involved in the fun by reporting false stories which are revealed to fake at a later time.