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Alex Beam

Tree's roots get lost in this flap

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / November 29, 2005

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The Christian right -- author Tom Wolfe has observed that 50 years ago we simply called these people ''Christians" -- has been trying to stir up trouble by seizing on a press release that called Boston's Christmas tree a ''holiday" tree. The Florida-based Liberty Counsel's [sic] ''Friend or Foe" Christmas campaign has criticized the alleged secularization of the holiday, prompting ... (Full article: 720 words)

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