Trick or Treat!

A interesting tidbit from The American’s Patriot Almanac:

The American tradition of trick-or-treating echoes the ancient Celtic tradition of leaving food on doorsteps for the souls of the dead. In Britain, people went “souling” on All Hallows’ Eve, walking from house to house asking for “soul cakes” in exchange for prayers for the dead.

 

 

Happy Halloween!

 

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