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Boston, Canada and a Christmas tree

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The Boston Common Christmas tree will have its official lighting on Thursday, December 1st. But this isn't just any holiday ceremony, it's the continuation of a tradition started between Boston and our neighbors in Nova Scotia during World War I, and the story behind it is pretty fascinating. We get into it with WBUR's Dan Guzman.

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Darryl C. Murphy is the host of WBUR's daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."

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Katelyn Harrop is a podcast producer for WBUR's daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."

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