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EASTER CUSTOM

THE NIGHT BEFORE EVERY EASTER, THE FAMILY WOULD TAKE A CLEAR GLASS
AND HOLD THE BOTTOM OF IT OVER A LIGHTED CANDLE TO DARKEN THE BOTTOM
OF THE GLASS (CALLED: SMOKING GLASS). EARLY EASTER MORNING THEY
WOULD TAKE THE GLASS AND LOOK THROUGH IT AT THE SUN, AND THE
SUN COULD BE SEEN "DANCING IN THE FORM OF A CROSS".
(THIS WAS SEEN BY ALL OF THE CRONIN FAMILY AND BY MR. JOHN
HARRINGTON.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 663 Good Friday
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CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Sunday
BELIEF -- Sun

Date learned: 11-18-1970

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