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How Christmas Differs in Uganda From North America?

Yesterday we celebrated Christmas in Canada with my extended family. We are a huge bunch and usually number between 20-25 people on Christmas Day. We are Muslim’s but as we have lived in Canada since we left Uganda in 1972 we do celebrate but it’s not about shopping and spending huge amounts of money on things nobody really needs. We get together to celebrate family, love and giving to others.

Uganda is much like this and we have never left those values behind. Christmas in Uganda is very different - you don’t see people rushing crazing around shopping and spending huge amounts of money.

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