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The Legend of Jack O’ Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins begin to peer out from porches and doorsteps. These orange coloured fruits inscribed with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles are a sure sign that the Halloween season has begun. However this was not always the … Continue reading

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The Tale of Jack O Lantern

Irish emigrants brought their many traditions to the shores of the United States in the early 1800’s. The tale which I am about to tell you about the Jack O Lantern comes from an very old Irish story concerning a … Continue reading

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