HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR! Did you know...
The origins of the Chinese New Year celebrations were born out of fear and myth. Legend spoke of the wild beast Nien (which also is the word for "year") that appeared at the end of each year, attacking and killing villagers. Loud noises and bright lights were used to scare the beast away, and the Chinese New Year celebrations were born.
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In 2009, Chinese New Year is the year of the ________. (example... dog, rat, monkey, etc.)