Why Day of the Dead Tradition in Mexico Is Not the Same Thing as Halloween

The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, was popularized in the recent Disney film “Coco.” But the celebration actually dates back over 3,000 years. Arturo Babelito, aka Dr. Babelito, is co-host of the YouTube channel “Unsettling Journeys.” He told Inside Edition Digital that the tradition is an opportunity for families “to invite their deceased loved ones to partake in a celebration, more specifically, a dinner party.”