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5 Halloween Myths That Will Not Die

5 Halloween Myths That Will Not Die

HowStuffWorks investigates tough-to-kill Halloween myths like razor blades in apples, drugs in candy and black cat abuse.

Author's Note: Beyond Halloween: 8 Holidays Spirits Love

I remember trick-or-treating for UNICEF as a child in the 1960s, and I was recently lamenting to my husband that this tradition had apparently died. None of our kids did it when they were little, nor do any children in our neighborhood currently show up on Halloween toting UNICEF boxes. But apparently it's still being done in certain areas of the country. Hopefully the movement will spread once again to my locale in America's heartland.

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