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It Doesn't Look Like A Cemetery But Some Of The Worst Drug Lords Are Buried Here

JANUARY 5, 2017  —  By Sarah Gzemski  
Sarah Gzemski

Sarah Gzemski

Animal and pizza lover with an Internet addiction. Nerd to the max. Currently residing in Arizona, the land of beautiful winters.

Drug trafficking harms so many people, but it is incredible lucrative for the cartel members who smuggle illegal substances.

These drug lords are used to living in the lap of luxury, and when they die, their graves are also pretty extravagant. Jardines Del Humaya, which is in the Mexican state of Sinaloa near a town known for drug activity, is a cemetery unlike any other. The architecture is incredible and the graves are completely different from anything you've ever seen before.

Each grave is in fact more like a house, a place for the deceased to spend the afterlife in comfort.

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Giant posters of the men who have died often decorate their tombs.

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Some of the biggest mausoleums have modern luxuries like air conditioning and even cable TV.

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Corridos, Mexican ballads, often play in the streets while people come to pay their respects to loved ones.

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Inside, beloved objects are featured prominently in shrines that can include weapons and other items of value.

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Because they are so opulent and large, family members also come for longer periods of time, drinking and celebrating the often short lives of their relatives.

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The cemetery is in many ways a celebration of youth. The people who get involved in drug crimes often die young in what is a violent and disturbing trade.

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(via Fusion)

In many ways, the beauty of the architecture and heartfelt tributes are overshadowed by the terrible actions of the men buried in Jardines Del Humaya. SHARE this if you'd never heard of this grave site before.

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