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I can't tell you how many times I've been yelled at for placing my purse on the floor, accidently breaking a pocket mirror, or scratching away an itch on my palm. There are countless superstitions in our culture and the consequences of some of them are straight-up scary.

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Looking back, these superstitions seem pretty ridiculous, but for years I actually believed them. I'm sure you did, too! Or maybe you still believe them. Hey, I'm not judging!

With Halloween and Día de los Muertos around the corner, here are 20 Latino superstitions I know many of us still believe!

Topics: holiday  halloween  dia de los muertos  latino myths