You're Welcome, America: 10 Things You Have Mexico To Be Thankful For

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

It's true: the holiday is not Mexican Independence Day. And yes, Americans love the holiday much more than most Mexicans do.

Regardless, the 5th of May is still an excellent opportunity to embrace and appreciate the amazing culture of Mexico. So grab a Corona and a plate of comida, and celebrate the festive holiday with your family and friends! And while you're at it, take a moment to appreciate all the wonderful things you have Mexico to be thankful for: 

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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