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Easter basket


a woven basket, often of colorful material, that is filled with candy, colored eggs, etc. for a child


In North America, eggs and other treats are delivered and hidden by the Easter Bunny in an Easter basket which children find waiting for them when they wake up.

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Earth Day

as an annual ecological awareness event on April 22, dates to 1970; the idea and the name formed in 1969.

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