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On the stroke of twelve (on New Year's Eve) every door
in the house has to be opened to allow the spirit of
the old year to leave.

Submitter comment: Her best friend's family did it when she was a little
girl, and she never forgot it.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR

Keyword(s): GHOST

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 31 New Year's Eve
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Wall Partition Door Window
BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year

Date learned: 00001930S

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