125 The Legend of the Christmas Spider

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Featured music:

“The Lights on the Trees” by Matt diVenti from the EP “Christmas Songs Vol. 1” (from Noisetrade)
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“This is Christmas” by Katey Laurel from the double album “This is Christmas”
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Background music:

“The First Noel” and “Good King Wenceslas” by Chris Friesen from “I Heard the Bells” (from Noisetrade)

“Unto Us a Child is Born”by the California Guitar Trio from the album “A Christmas Album
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“This is Christmas Instrumental” by Katey Laurel
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More information:

Wikipedia has more on the legend itself, tinsel, and the Christmas spider of Australia.

Kraftmstr.com has a version of the legend.

The Pet Poison Helpline has more information on the dangers of tinsel.