Origins of winter holiday traditions

By Kathleen Atkins
You might be wondering right now why millions of people in the world light candles and give gifts in December.
Some of us also hang wreaths, drag whole trees into buildings, sing season-specific songs, and kiss under bits of mistletoe hung in a doorway.

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