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The Christmas takeover

Christmas is a commodity, and has been voted America’s favorite holiday for multiple years. Christmas’ booming popularity has done nothing but good for the shopping, entertainment and business industries. Unfortunately, in recent years, Christmas has taken over every socio economic aspect of society, which has prioritized greed over jolliness and has overshadowed holidays such as Thanksgiving with its sheer size. Take, for instance, Disney’s celebration of Christmas, which quite literally starts the day after Halloween, a full 55 days preceding the big Winter day. While this can be seen as economically and spiritually positive, what happens when there is no semblance of any Thanksgiving celebration anywhere?

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