Christmases past in Berbice

`Long ago Christmas was amazing but it is far different now’

Although there seems to be more excitement with the fancy items including decorations, household articles and food selling around this time, many of the older folks feel that the spirit of the Christmas season to which they were accustomed has been lost. Stabroek News spoke with some of the seniors recently.

Franklyn James
Franklyn James, 67, of Hopetown recalled that “as a little boy I spent the holidays very good. My parents used to follow the old tradition, that if you behave a good boy you  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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