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How Holiday Traditions Can Still Bring Us Together During The Pandemic

A woman holds her daughter as they look at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 in New York.  What’s normally a chaotic, crowded tourist hotspot during the holiday season is instead a mask-mandated, time-limited, socially distanced locale due to the coronavirus pandemic.  (Mark Lennihan/AP)
A woman holds her daughter as they look at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 in New York. What’s normally a chaotic, crowded tourist hotspot during the holiday season is instead a mask-mandated, time-limited, socially distanced locale due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

The holidays have always been a way to bring loved ones together to celebrate old and new traditions. But due to the pandemic, people are changing the way they celebrate this year.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley talks with professors Hanna Kim and Evan Imber-Black, about what it’s like to observe traditions and rituals during the pandemic.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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