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In this May 8, 2013 photo, artwork is shown at Masks y Mas, an Albuquerque shop that sells 'Day of the Dead' art year round. Disney announced Tuesday that it was a withdrawing a "Dia de los Muertos" trademark request it made to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office amid uproar on social media from Latino activists, writer and artists. Disney had sought to secure naming right for an upcoming animated movie inspired by the holiday. Critics said the move to trademark a cultural holiday was insensitive. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)