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The Wednesday Five: Our Favorite Stories from Holidays Past

By Women's Voices For Change
Here are some of our most popular holiday favorite stories — the magic of Christmas time in Paris; a kind stranger returns an I-phone and her name is, of course, "Angel"; the festival of lights that is a Danish Christmas; finding a way come down from the high impact of the holidays; and the belief in the bayberry candle to bring a year of good luck.
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Danish Christmas: A Festival of Lights

By Suzanne Russell
By Suzanne Russell

Danes are crazy about candles; they light tea candles everywhere to create the cozy atmosphere referred to as hygge. There are special Christmas tree candles to light the tree, and on St. Lucia's Day, the children dress in white and carry candles or wear wreaths of candles on their heads as they sing away the darkness.

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