For decades, the Colombian village Puerto Berrio has revered the nameless corpses found floating in the Magdalena River. People of Puerto Berrio adopt the NNs, for ningún nombre, or no name. They decorate the tombs of the unknown dead, pray for them. In exchange, many believe the NNs will grant favors. Father Rafael Chaparro Becerra blessing the tombs of unknown bodies with sacred water. Blanca Nuri Bustamante lost two of her seven children in middle of the violent conflict in Colombia. She shows the tomb of the unknown dead she has adopted. The pavilion of the unknown dead. Leidi de Jesus Gómez has also adopted an unknown dead. Each night in November, the animero Hernán Montoya leads a group of people walk through Puerto Berrio praying for the souls of the dead in the cemetery who are still in limbo and haven’t entered heaven. The Catholic Church has forbidden this practice as supersticion. Montoya is unimpressed. At All Souls Day hundreds of inhabitants of Puerto Berrio assist the mass at the cemetery. A visitor leaves a cup of water at the tomb of a dead relative.