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Will 2017 Be the Gävle Goat's Lucky Year?

It's the holiday season—a time of hope in the face of darkness—and as traditions go, there's nothing so hopeful as the Gävle Goat. Every winter for over half a century, the town of Gävle, Sweden, has built a 43-foot-tall goat in the middle of its town square, rooting for the animal to survive the season. And very nearly every winter, it does not, and is instead set on fire.
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