Butler County Times Gazette
  • Karla Miranda's quinceañera

  • A lovely girl's special day
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  • Karla Miranda of Augusta celebrated her quinceañera in Cocula, Jal. Mexico on July 20, 2013.
    She was accompanied by her parents, Juan J. and Irma Miranda; siblings, Juan J., Julissa, and Leonardo Miranda; grandparents, Juan and Luz Miranda, and Paula Medina; and godparents, Ana and Erain Obledo.
    Steeped in history and culture, quinceañera is a special celebration for young women in the Latino community. It marks a girl's 15th birthday and symbolizes her transition from childhood to adulthood. The celebration highlights God, family, friends, music, food, and dance.

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