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Painted Christmas trees challenge tradition

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 05:50

While many tree-buyers have welcomed the flair, some see the plants as a garish breach of Christmas orthodoxy.

Belvidere, New Jersey

IN 1850, Charles Dickens published A Christmas Tree. The short story opens with a description of the tree "lighted by a multitude of tapers" and decorated with ornamental guns, pincushions, pen wipers, sugarplums, "teetotums" and "humming-tops". Despite the fertility

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