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Christmas isn’t always holly and jolly — even some of its best-loved songs are bittersweet

IN AMERICAN CULTURE, Christmas is supposed to be synonymous with joy. The familiar carols proclaim this message, with “Joy to the World” resounding in thousands of churches, while its secular counterpart exhorts listeners to have “A Holly Jolly Christmas.” The real emotions of the season are a bit more complex. For many people, late December […]