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The 300-Year-Old Exploding Hammer Tradition

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The 300-Year-Old Exploding Hammer Tradition

In San Juan de la Vega, Mexico, there is an annual festival celebrating San Juanito, a Robin Hood figure. Like any other festival, there are prayers, parades, and an abundance of food, but this celebration is accompanied by a unique activity: detonating homemade explosives with hammers.

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