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Food, masks and sugar skulls: Day of the Dead brings learning to life

Grand Rapids Public Library is a proud sponsor of SNN
Grand Rapids Public Library is a proud sponsor of SNN

Grand Rapids Museum School sixth-graders explored all things related to Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, from food to memorabilia including ornate altars to honor dead loved ones.

SNN videographer Brett Atwood was at at the Grand Rapids Public Library’s annual celebration to capture the culture-rich learning opportunity in action.

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Brett Atwood
Brett Atwood has worked in broadcast television for nearly six years. Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in TV Production from Ferris State University, he continues to produce promotional and lifestyle content for WOOD TV8, in addition to owning his own freelance video business, Be Heard Productions. Brett has a great love for telling compelling stories in a creative format. He is excited to use his talents in sharing what's happening within our local schools.


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