ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For most of the year, Mount Calvary Cemetery is a place of quiet, reverence and solitude. But each Christmas Eve, the memorial park bustles with laughter and prayer, quiet tears and the occasional jingle of bells.
Hours before sunset, hundreds of people set to work decorating the graves of lost loved ones with luminarias and other holiday decor.
By nightfall, the lawn blooms with potted and plastic poinsettias, and flickering luminarias coat much of the sprawling landscape on Edith and Indian School.
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