La Pascualita: the Mystery of the “Corpse Bride” exhibited in a shop window in Mexico

Embalmed corpses are not an unusual tourist attraction. Several popes are on view at the Vatican, and it’s normal that visitors still flock to see Lenin’s preserved body in Moscow’s Red Square. Yet however macabre, these corpses serve something of a historical purpose. But that’s not quite the case of La Pascualita, a Mexican tourist attraction that has long had people wondering whether it’s a mannequin or a corpse being used as one! Behind an unpretentious shop window of a small wedding dress shop, in Chihuahua, Mexico, there is the…

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