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The horror of Halloween

31 October 2023

5:00 PM

31 October 2023

5:00 PM

Temperate weather, perfect apples, and leaves turning yellow, red, and purple – ‘Fall’ ought to be the most charming time to be in the US. But the season’s natural beauty is defiled by a grotesque American obsession – Halloween.

For all of October (and most of September) Halloween kitsch is as ubiquitous as leaves and acorns on the ground.

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