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New Years Tradition: Run Around the Block

Main Body:  Informant: My family doesn’t do this and I don’t think it’s a Nicaraguan thing to do. But some people, what they do is – is they put money in their shirt and they run around their block and the – like, their heartbeat, how many times your heart beats – that’s supposed to… Continue Reading »

Lucky Penny

Main Piece AO: “Growing up, I was always told that finding a penny face up was good luck.” Collector: “Do you still believe it?” AO: “I’d like to think I do. I still get a smile on my face when I come across a penny on the ground.” Collector: “Is there any bad luck associated… Continue Reading »

The Fisherman and His Wife

Text: Informant: So anyways, it’s something to the effect of, I don’t remember it very well but it was, it was part of a theater thing that we did and apparently it’s a very old story where, like a fisherman catches like some magic fish that, he and his wife were kind of down on… Continue Reading »