Cubans 'bury' man alive in mock funeral tradition

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In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, people carry a mock coffin inside a bus as they head to the local cemetery to celebrate the Burial of Pachencho in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba. The celebration, about 12 miles south of the Cuban capital, has been held each Feb. 5 for the last 30 years, with an atmosphere that is more street-party than funeral. "Pachencho" is not representative of any real person, living or dead, explained Alvaro Hernandez, head of a learning and recreation center, "He's a product of popular imagination." (AP Photo/Enric Marti)