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Keeping Your Family Safe this Cinco de Mayo

 
Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for the fifth of May) celebrates Mexico’s victory over the French army in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Although it is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has been embraced by the US as a festive occasion to celebrate Mexican culture, heritage, and cuisine.
 
Every May 5th, people in Florida and across the country celebrate Cinco de Mayo with parties, folk dancing, regional Mexican dishes, and—of course—tequila.
 
As with many holiday celebrations, Cinco de Mayo festivities in Florida are often celebrated with a higher volume of alcohol consumption than normal. On Cinco de Mayo and the days leading up to it, the possibility for alcohol-related accidents and injuries rises.…

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