More than just a 15th birthday party, quinceañeras have a spiritual side, too

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  • modest me Evant, TX
    Nov. 2, 2010 2:54 p.m.

    How sad that they chose to celebrate this day with dresses that don't show their LDS beliefs of dressing modestly as this young woman prepares for the temple someday. There are so many beautiful and modest dresses that could have been chosen instead. I think it is great they are honoring their heritage but I am saddened they chose immodest clothes by LDS standards to wear while doing so. Especially as she chose to pose in front of the temple. Kinda sending a mixed message.

  • lisa`1234 Layton, UT
    Oct. 30, 2010 2:49 p.m.

    I think traditions are terrific like sweet 16, Quinc, Prom, Weddings etc My only problem is when parents allow their kids to spend thousands of dollars, putting families in debt for a party, but then cry poverty when college expenses come around. A few thousand or even hundreds is great but I have seen parents dropping literally 10,000 and up for some of this. I just question the wisdom of having a huge party that lasts a day and not putting the same money into a education fund that lasts a lifetime.