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TCC Radio: In Russia, Epiphany Comes With a Shockingly Cold Swim

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Epiphany in Ukraine

On Epiphany in Russia and Ukraine, Orthodox believers take a dip in freezing cold water, to commemorate the baptism of Jesus. Epiphany is tomorrow. We do it a little differently in the West. Try out these traditions with our book. Listen to the story from NPR here:

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