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Ghost Festival

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Almost every culture believes that our link to the world of the dead is strongest in the fall. The autumn Ghost Festival honors the spirits of ancestors who return from the underworld to feast on gifts left by the living. It isn't a scary thing, though, because the ghosts themselves are called "Good Brethren."

  1. 1. What are ghosts called during Ghost Festival?
    1. a. Lingerers
    2. b. Good Bretheren
    3. c. Spooks
  2. 2. Who does the Ghost Festival honor?
    1. a. Ancestors
    2. b. Old kings
    3. c. Warriors
  3. 3. When is the world's link to the dead closest?
    1. a. Summer
    2. b. Spring
    3. c. Fall