Souls of Día de los Muertos: Full Gallery

Article by: Dijon Bowden|@DijonBowden

Tue November 04, 2014 | 00:00 AM

For many, the experience of losing a loved one is a private practice. For Mexicans, however, death is a fact of life, celebrated through a dedication to the deceased. In San Francisco's Mission District, this year's Día de los Muertos was celebrated with altars, festive costumes, face paint and a parade, all honoring those we've lost. Dijon Bowden of Souls of San Francisco joined the masses to document this beautiful festival.

To read the stories of some of the souls he met, click here.