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Cinco de Mayo — the 5th of May — is a holiday that celebrates the Mexican army's surprising victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on that day in 1862. Interestingly, it is celebrated more in the United States by people of Mexican heritage than it is in Mexico itself (with the exception of the Mexican state of Puebla), as an observance of Mexican heritage and pride. … Back to Article

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