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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

DURING SUPPER (OR AFTER) ON CHRISTMAS EVE, GIRLS SIT ON ONE SIDE OF
THE TABLE AND MEN SIT ON THE OTHER. THEN A CANDLE IS PUT BEFORE EACH
GROUP. ON THE SIDE THAT THE CANDLE BURNS OUT FASTER, A MEMBER OF THE
FAMILY WILL LEAVE.

Submitter comment: INFORMER RECIEVED INFORMATION FROM RELATIVES IN UKRAINE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PREDICTION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Predictions
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Table setting and clearing
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Lights and candles

Date learned: 10-07-1967

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