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Origin of Halloween dates back to unusual beginning

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas with contributions from Jordan Bickam

October 31, 2012

By Jordan Bickham The thought of Halloween conjures up images of haunted houses, costumes and candy, but the holiday did not begin this way.  In fact, Halloween began thousands of year ago with the Celts, a group of people inhabiting Ireland who celebrated a day called Samhain.  This day, Nov. 1,...