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India's biggest festival is really bad for health

For the Hindu festival of Diwali, every neighborhood in India becomes more beautiful. Houses are cleaned out, decorative lamps are lit, families reunite and gifts are exchanged. Diwali, which falls on Wednesday this year, is considered to be the Hindu new year, the day on which winter “officially” arrives, and a time to pray for prosperity by felicitating the goddess of wealth. #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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