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Los Matadoritos

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A matador acknowledges the crowd’s cheers in the bullfighting ring in Aguascalientes, Mexico. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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Erika Amezqua Flores, 32, relaxes after a performance. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
Mini-Manoletes
The troupe’s bullfighters are in top physical shape, although none claim to do much training. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
Pop Culture
The group is a mix of male and female members, with the women doing impersonations of hit singers. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
Flyers
Erika Amezqua Flores, 32, hands out flyers. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
El Maestro
When ridiculed, Tomas “Tommy” Emmanuel, master of ceremonies, says instead of getting mad, “I tell them how we feel.” (Don Bartletti / LAT)
Hug
Baudelio Cabrera Miranda, 31, gives Elizabeth Medina Garcia, 19, a hug. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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Master of ceremonies Tomas Emanuelle, 40, announces Elizabeth Medina Garcia as the next act. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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In the tunnel that leads to the bullring, Jose Guadalupe Tejeda puffs on a cigarette before starting his comedy act. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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The crowd goes wild as Los Enanitos Toreros perform. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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