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Weekend Roundup: Immigrants Embrace Latin American Tradition, ‘We Laugh To Keep From Crying’

Quoted: “I didn’t understand for a long time after moving to the United States why clowns would be part of horror movies, because I had never understood clowns as a source of fear. They had always been a source of happiness,” said Marla A. Ramírez, an assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “That was a cultural shock for me.”