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When German immigrants came to the Piedmont in the 18th-century, they brought with them their beliefs and customs, their ways and traditions, their lore and legends, and many of the customs associated with one of the most prominent religious holidays--Christmas. Many of the most beloved Christmas symbols are a part of the heritage received from the Germans.
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35552
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Recalling upon his time spent in the Sahara Desert on vacation., the author notes that the use of the word “folklore” in every language he heard, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Swedish, when the guides were speaking about a traditional folk dance.
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35551
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Gathered from letters and his biography, Owen Wister was enraptured by the beauty in the mountainous regions of North Carolina.
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35547
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A story about a con that two men ran when a gas attendant up charged them for his services.
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35548
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Believed to have been cursed by fairies, a woman turned into a large rat for several days each year.
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35549
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After visiting family in Texas, two people become anxious to get back to an area that has hills.
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35554
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This is an answering letter to an inquiry from the August 1972 issue about wanting more information on the song “Rosin the Bow.”
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35553
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A short poem that accompanies an herbal remedy.
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35546
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The author describes in detail a reverie he had about conquistadores in the mid-1500s.
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