Cubans 'bury' man alive in mock funeral tradition

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In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, the hand of Divaldo Aguiar, who plays the part of Pachencho, in the mock funeral known as the Burial of Pachencho, reaches for a bottle of rum from inside his coffin, at a cemetery in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba. The bash kicked off Wednesday with the slow procession to the local cemetery. Pallbearers carried the coffin of "Pachencho," who's known the other 364 days of the year as Divaldo Aguiar, to an open grave and used ropes to lower it six feet under. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)