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Rachel and Yolanda Gonzalez


photo of Rachel and Yolanda Gonzalez

The Gonzalez family from Scottsbluff, Nebraska, has been a part of the renaissance of the quinceañera tradition. Yolanda and her mother, Rachel, were interviewed concerning Yolanda's own recent quinceañera. They discussed both the religious and the social significance of this coming-of-age celebration that is held on the occasion of a young woman's fifteenth birthday.

La familia González de Scottsbluff, Nebraska, ha sido una parte del renacimiento de la tradición de la fiesta de los quince años. Yolanda y su madre, Rachel, fueron entrevistadas acerca de la reciente quinceañera de la propia Yolanda. Ellas discutieron el significado religioso y social de esta celebración de la maduración de la mujer que se lleva a cabo en ocasión del quinceavo cumpleaños.

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