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Celebrating the ‘spook-tacular’ traditions of Halloween

October 31, 2009
By SARAH HATFIELD

The goblins and faeries will knock on your door, the ghosts and the ghouls will fall through your floor, the witches will fly and the ogres will fright, come out little ones, it is Halloween night! Well, you could call it All Hallow's Eve, or All Saints Eve. You could even go so far as to call it Samhain (pronounced sow-ween). It is a holiday celebrated at the end of October. It is a hodgepodge of ancient and modern, Christian and pagan traditions. And what a holiday it is.

 
 

 

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