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Wacky Christmas Traditions from Around the World (SLIDESHOW)

Wacky Christmas Traditions from Around the World (SLIDESHOW)

Do your family's holiday traditions involve freezing swim races, exploding firearms, or house-height bonfires?

In this slideshow from Time Magazine, people around the world celebrate Christmas in offbeat ways. Bavarians don lederhosen and fire mortars into the air off a mountain. Cubans march in a very noisy Christmas Eve parade that's designed to keep people awake long enough to attend Midnight Mass.

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What's your family's most unusual holiday tradition?

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