It is absolutely fine — completely understandable, in fact — if someone does not feel all bright and bubbly just because it is the holiday season, says Jeff Belanger.
Belanger, who lived his formative years in Sandy Hook, knows that some of the oldest traditions surrounding Christmas date back centuries. Many of those traditions have very dark starting points, he has learned in recent years.
Thinking about stringing up some cranberries and popcorn to hang as garland on your tree? Most would reconsider after the root of that tradition is explained…
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