Countries and their Christmas Traditions

Challenge #61 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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Show me how Christmas is celebrated around the world. Please state the name of the country the photo is from (mandatory), and if you want to put more details in the description to explain more of the traditions it would be a great learning experience for us all (optional).
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American Christmas
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In the US of A, we tend to celebrate Christmas to excess.... More money, more presents, and many, many more decorations.....
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Submitted: Thursday, 5th January, 2012 02:24 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 17th December, 2011
Focal length: 17 mm
Shutter speed: 1/13 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 1600
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