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New Years Tradition: Empty Suitcase

Main Piece: Informant: One other thing that we do on New Years is we get up on top of furniture, like chairs or tables with empty suitcases or carry-on bags. Think luggage for planes. And this has to be at exactly midnight on New Years’ Eve. Interviewer: Why, why do you guys do this? Informant:… Continue Reading »

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 »