Quinceañera brings culture to Columbia

Friday, April 10, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 12:06 a.m. CDT, Friday, April 10, 2009

COLUMBIA — As the sound of a triumphant march blares from portable CD player speakers, a procession of 12 boys enters the activity center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, pacing their steps to the sound of the music. They range in ages from 9 to 17 and are practicing a "vals," which is a choreographed waltz.