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Waterloo celebrates Cinco de Mayo

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The celebration of Mexican heritage kicked off in waterloo Saturday afternoon with a parade through parts of downtown.

It ended at Lincoln Park, where Festal was held throughout the day.

"Basically what it is, is to bring our community together and show what are our traditions, food and fun is all about," Organizer Laura Villagrana de Gonez said.  "We want people to learn about the Latin American celebrations and Cinco de Mayo is one of them

Festivities will continue at Lincoln Park until 10 p.m.

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