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Traditions Mark American Christmas for Immigrants

What with all the frenzied shopping, the glitzy lights, the incessant pop-style holiday music and a Santa Claus on almost every corner, a mainstream Christmas season in New York can seem decidedly secular, at least in Manhattan.  But, in other neighborhoods in the 'Big Apple’, many immigrant and ethnic cultures have their own traditional ways of showing this season’s spirit. There is nothing remotely secular or even ecumenical about the atmosphere at Brooklyn’s Holy Trinity...

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