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Cinco de Mayo festivities underway on Olvera Street

May 5, 2010 | 12:22 pm

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Belen Gallardo, right, and Julissa Ruiz, far right, dance as Lazaro Arvizu of Xipetotec Dance Aztec plays a flute during the Cinco de Mayo festivities at El Pueblo de Los Angeles . Cinco de Mayo is a celebration Mexico's victory over French forces in Puebla, Mexico, in 1862. Cinco2

Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times