The Celts believed this time of year to represent the same with the earth’s Souls, that the line between the living and the dead becomes blurred. While some visiting spirits might have been friendly, they felt that others were not.
They lit he bonfires and wore animal heads and coats (the original Halloween costumes) to scare off the unfriendlies and encourage them to go back to wherever it was they’d come from.
The treats, costumes and décor of Halloween has Multi-Billion-Dollar expenditure for Americans per year, making it the commercial holiday that ranks just below Christmas.
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