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HEIR CUSTOM

IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, THE OLDEST SON ALWAYS RECEIVED THE
HOMESTEAD TO LIVE IN AFTER THE DEATH OF THE FATHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 03-02-1970

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IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA ON THE DAY OF A YOUNG COUPLE'S
MARRIAGE, BOTH SETS OF PARENTS WOULD GATHER AT THE
BRIDE'S HOUSE. BOTH YOUNG PEOPLE WOULD KNEEL BEFORE
THEIR PARENTS AND ASK FORGIVENESS FOR ANY WRONG
THEY MIGHT HAVE DONE.

Submitter comment: SOURCE: MOTHER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Parents' blessing

Date learned: 03-02-1970

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