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The Crusade Against Crèches City hall's Christmas symbolism is on the defensive

For Dennis Lynch, 50, the former mayor of Pawtucket, R.I., one of the highlights of the Christmas season is taking his wife and seven children to visit the Nativity scene in a downtown park. But in order to keep alive the family custom started by his grandfather, Lynch has had to form a private group to purchase the crèche from the city and take over the cost of maintaining it. A federal appeals court ruled last month that Pawtucket's city-funded crèche, and others...

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