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Lucky New Year Traditions

 By Sally Deering

Times Square New York  At 11:59 pm on New Year’s Eve, many of us will turn to the TV or computer to watch the ball drop in Times Square. Last year, one million people braved the cold to watch the ball slide down the pole atop One Times Square on 42nd Street and now, more than one hundred years since the ball first dropped in 1907, we’ll be watching a crystal ball this time ring in the New Year.

 It’s tradition.  

Throughout the world, people celebrate New Year’s Day with traditions passed down through generations and we’ve compiled a sampling below. Some are fun, some serious, but all seem to mark a new beginning and a new outlook. If 2014 wasn’t great, there’s always 2015, right? Continue reading Lucky New Year Traditions