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Gromnica: The Thunder Candle

One of the most unique gifts I have ever received came from a cousin who lives in a small village in Poland. He handed me a precious gift at our first meeting with these words of caution, “Now this candle is special. 704 more words

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Christmas Spent With Polish

Unlike the Irish,  Christmas is celebrated among polish on the Eve, and is known as Wigilia (which I can’t pronounce, no matter how many times I tried). 574 more words

Culture

Wigilia

Wigilia is my favorite Polish tradition. Christmas Eve is very important. It’s about spending time with family and just enjoying the time together. We start wigilia with sharing an oplatek. 142 more words

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