Mexican families celebrate the coming of age of girls when they turn 15 with a big party, or 'quinceaÒera'. Joanna Estrada, celebrates her 'quinceaÒera' along with her brother Jerenemy, 5, and the rest of her family.
Jeremy plays with Joanna's underskirt.
The dress and the shoes, before the party.
Joanna putting her dress on, with the help of five of her friends.
Joanna fixes Jeremy's hair, while their mom, Marisol, gets ready for the party. "Joanna has wanted a party since she was 10," Marisol said. "This is special for her and I wanted her to be happy."
Joanna helps Jeremy get ready for the party.
At the party, a slide show presentation is shown, with old family photos. In this photo Joanna is pictured with two of her cousins.
Jeremy rests next to Joanna, as her friends text and play with their phones.
The party was themed after Disney's movie 'Frozen.' The main dance at the party, was the Spanish version of the movie's song 'Let it go!'
Joanna and her brother Jeremy dance together. As a tradition, the 'quinceaÒera' dances with all the men in her family.
Joanna and her mother, Marisol have dinner at their home, while they look at the photos from the party a few days later.
Jeremy plays with an iPad in his home in a trailer park in Chapel Hill. The two dolls that decorated the party, as well as the dress, are in their home.