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Why are candy canes associated with Christmas?

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Candy canes are among the most popular sweets enjoyed during the holiday season. But do you know why candy canes are associated with Christmas?

A) To celebrate the sweetness of the season

B) They are a symbol of Saint Nicholas

C) White canes were used in pre-Christian winter festivals

D) Red stripes were used as Christmas decorations in 17th Century Holland

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