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Radish carvings mark Christmas

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People in Oaxaca, Mexico, have celebrated Christmas with a festival involving thousands of radishes carved into elaborate designs.

The annual "Night of the Radishes" festival dates back more than 100 years.

This year, carvings included grasshoppers, scenes of figures in traditional Mexican dress and even holy figures.

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