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Spiders Decorate Christmas Trees in Ukraine


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Legend has it that a widow, who once lived in a wooden hut with her children, was too poor to afford to decorate her Christmas tree.

On Christmas Eve the children were very sad because their Christmas tree had no decorations.

When they woke up the next morning they saw that the tree was covered with cobwebs. Spiders had decorated it.

From then on, they were never poor again.

hut: a small, primitive house.
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