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Download: Halloween 2018

Here in Des Moines, we do Halloween a little different. The Des Moines Register has a great article about the history, but basically we trick-or-treat on Beggars’ Night (October 30th) as a result of a crime and vandalism increase 80 … Continue reading

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Obsessed: trick-or-treat

Since I was a little kid, Beggar’s Night was one you didn’t want to miss. Going door to door in full costume (usually with a turtleneck underneath because it was too cold) to tell jokes and collect candy is every … Continue reading

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