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In Aztec mythology, Tlazolteotl was an earth, sex, childbirth and a mother goddess. She was referred to as "the eater of filth" because she visited people at the end of their lives, and he confessed his sins; she then ate his "filth" (sins). Her son was Centeotl.

Alternative: Tlazolteotl Ixcuiname

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