December holidays

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December holidays

art by Annie O'Brien

art by Annie O'Brien

art by Annie O'Brien

Annie O'Brien, features writer

It’s finally December, which means weeks of holiday preparation and celebration. Although holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa reign as the most well-known, there are plenty of other more obscure holidays deserving celebration, too. Here is a list of some of the more interesting, albeit unknown, holidays you can celebrate during the last month of 2016.

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  • National Pie Day
  • National Eat a Red Apple Day

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  • National Roof Over Your Head Day

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  • International Ninja Day

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  • Make Up Your Mind Day

So, whether you celebrate the last month of the year by doing a crossword puzzle, pretending to be a time traveler or by answering the phone and saying “Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?”, enjoy your last few weeks of school and winter break.

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