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Happy Krampusnacht!

Krampus, the counterpart to St. Nicholas, is presented as a goat-like demon figure, similar to satyrs and fauns of Greek mythology, who punishes children for being bad by hitting them, stuffing them in a bag, and shipping them away. According to folklore, Krampus shows up on the night of December 5th – known as Krampusnacht […]
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