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one of the 3 kings

Hurry, use the words frankincense and myrrh. You may not get another chance for 12 months.

This is another pic from Dyker Heights … a nativity scene that looks better in a photo than in person. Here is one of the Three Kings, those mysterious men from the orient, preparing to present his gift to the newborn Jesus. Christian traditions commonly have the wise men either present at Jesus’ birth or arriving on January 6, the Epiphany. Twelve days of feasting and celebrating the beginning of winter? The pagans had been doing that for centuries before Christians adapted the idea.

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