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Facts of The Matter: Annual date of Easter tied to equinox and full moon

  • BRATTLEBORO (VT.) REFORMER / ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Volunteers on Wednesday assembled Easter baskets to distribute to families in Guilford, Vt.

    BRATTLEBORO (VT.) REFORMER / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Volunteers on Wednesday assembled Easter baskets to distribute to families in Guilford, Vt.

The association of eggs and rabbits with Easter is not immediately apparent. Easter is a Christian holiday, and it is a celebration of fertility and rebirth, the modern continuation of ageless rites of spring that we have borrowed and adapted from ancient pagan rituals. Read more

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