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VIDEO: Celebration Highlights Latino Culture

Crowds flocked to Puffin Foundation Sunday for the third annual .

The event, hosted by local group Resource, Education and Awareness by Latinos (R.E.A.L.), featured food, live music and poetry readings.

Organizers and attendees noted how the event has grown dramatically over the years.

According to R.E.A.L., the group's mission is to "promote a positive awareness of the Latino community in Teaneck and to be a resource for Latinos and others, through education, advocacy and participation in cultural/social community events."

Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin, Schools Superintendent Barbara Pinsak and Councilwoman Monica Honis were some of the local officials who attended.

Check out the video and photo gallery for more on the event.

JamesTS July 11, 2011 at 01:49 PM
well this is nice....sorry to miss it. Hope everyone had fun
Sergio Gomez July 11, 2011 at 03:06 PM
Nice photos and video, sad that I could not stay as it seemed like a great event.
Larry Bauer July 11, 2011 at 04:08 PM
An enjoyable event. Well done. Thanks to all the volunteers involved. Thanks to Puffin Foundation. Looking forward to a bigger and even better event next year.

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