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Chicagoans know that cultural, economic and political diversity is one of the strengths of their city and in a larger extent the entire nation. They realize that within this diversity there are valuable resources of ideas for solving municipal and national challenges. Respect for this diversity and for the beliefs of everyone is the key to using it effectively.

One of the most delightful opportunities for experiencing diversity is the holiday season that extends from Thanksgiving Day to the Epiphany. No matter what tradition one cherishes, there is an occasion to celebrate it. Some of these holidays are the following: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, St. Nicholas Day, Winter Solstice, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Epiphany and Twelfth Night. With these celebrations, the traditions of our ancestors and Founding Fathers are honored.

In this country where the majority rules and the minority is respected, the Christian beliefs of our Founding Fathers are given special recognition. Through the law and in public display, these beliefs are especially honored because they formed the basis of our Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States and numerous other documents.

No matter the person or what one believes, an opportunity exists to celebrate this glorious holiday season. Chicago and the rest of the nation are in the middle of all the fun. So, celebrate and be happy. Best wishes from this Chicago History Examiner.

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