Massachusetts is bringing Christmas back

Published: Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:20 p.m. MDT

Santa Claus greets children at University Mall in Provo Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. An eastern town in Massachusetts recently voted to rid themselves of winter break, and make it about Christmas again.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

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Massachusetts is bringing Christmas back.

MassLive recently reported that voters in the eastern Massachusetts town of Norwood recently voted for the town’s public schools to change the name of their vacation week from “Winter Recess” to “Christmas Recess,” bringing back the cultural holiday that shines in the winter.

"We're not excluding anybody,” said Jim Drummey, a resident of Norwood, according to MassLive. “Of course you want diversity, of course you want to respect all religions, but the only one that's getting disrespected right now is Christianity.”

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