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While the urna and its bearers descend onto the plaza, this vibrantly colored carpet is still being laid around the town to mark their route and to ultimately vanish after their passage. The trampled remnants are snatched from beneath shuffling feet by enthusiastic children. Plastic bags at the ready, they sweep up good fortune.

The children — scavenging for lucky sawdust — scatter as the urna lurches back, threatening to trample them.