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November 01, 2009|By FRANK ROYLANCE | FRANK ROYLANCE,frank.roylance@baltsun.com

It's the first Sunday in November. Do you know how to turn your clocks back? It's also Samhain, a Celtic "cross-quarter day," halfway between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice. It was celebrated as the start of winter and the new year. There were elements of a harvest festival, too, with large gatherings and bonfires, and a festival of the dead, with echoes in our Halloween.

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