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The Christmas Tree


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Thousands of years ago, people believed that evergreen trees were magical and a symbol of life in the cold of winter. Druids worshipped trees and decorated them with fruit and lights. In ancient Rome, people decorated their homes and their temples with greenery during a special December feast and they gave each other presents.

17th Dec 2005 by Diane Earl

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