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Christmas tree

The "Dr. Suess" Christmas tree my grandmother sent me from America one year

This poll is intended for people in Korea, but anyone can take it. The farther a person goes from home, the stronger little traditions pull them, especially holidays. During my adult life in America, I had become jaded towards Christmas. I didn’t drink egg nog. I didn’t listen to Christmas music. Christmas dinner–“Another turkey? We had one at Thanksgiving.”

From my first year in Korea, I missed the holidays more and more. I make egg nog now. I have Christmas music on a loop on my laptop. I go to Christmas markets. I actually struggle taking out the Dr. Seuss Christmas tree against EJ’s wishes and sighs. I do what I can to sustain family and cultural traditions while creating new ones here–like my excitement over wacky Korean Christmas cakes and the lights in Seoul.

So…

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