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Christmas Traditions

For more than 2,000 years, Christians throughout the world annually have celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25. Today, Christmas still retains much of its religious symbolism (and some pre-Christian pagan rituals too) but also has evolved into a secular celebration for families and friends to catch up, spend time together and show one another how much we care. n Central and South America, where there are large populations of Roman Catholic residents, the active holiday season can linger for more than a month and often is marked my highly festive parades and...

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