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father in Mexico got surprise after he posted invitation to his daughter's 15th birthday party on Facebook. He thought invite was just going to his family, friends and neighbours. Instead, post went viral and 1.2 million people have said they would attend party. Crescencio Ibarra said he would not turn away anyone who came to party for his daughter Rubi. He said everyone was invited. Mr Ibarra said in TV interview that he had no idea why his post became so popular and why more than million people accepted his invitation. He said: "We wanted to invite people from area, that's all." So many people might attend party that the local police will be out in force.

15th birthday is important occasion in girl's life in Mexico. It is seen as time when she comes of age. The girl has special party called quinceañera. This is traditional event across much of Latin America. party usually has lots of guests and the girl wears beautiful dress, tiara and make-up. At Rubi's party, there will be three different bands to play music and horse race in which winner will get $490. There are many memes (joke pictures) of Mr Ibarra's post on social media. He said Rubi's favourite meme shows Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto agreeing to allow undocumented Mexican migrants in USA to return to Mexico for Rubi's party.

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