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If Dreams Came True, Willie's Halloween Mask Would Accomplish Its Purpose
A boy's scary mask does the trick, sending everyone running in fear

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Americans Celebrate Halloween
October 31

For most of the 19th century and well into the 20th, Halloween was more trick than treat. Bands of mischief-makers roamed city streets and country roads blowing horns and vandalizing both residences and businesses. In addition to playing relatively harmless tricks, some pranksters caused major inconveniences. Often, special police were appointed to keep damage to a minimum.
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