Huffington Post: Florida to celebrate Festivus after atheist’s beer can pole display approved

The pole, which will be nearly 6 feet tall and made from emptied Pabst Blue Ribbon beer cans, will be erected by Chaz Stevens.(Source: Chaz Stevens)

A Christian nativity scene and a Christmas tree at the Florida Capitol will be joined this week by another symbol of the holidays: a homemade Festivus pole.

Celebrated on December 23, Festivus is a holiday “for the rest of us” that grew in popularity thanks to the show “Seinfeld.” Traditions include the “Airing of Grievances,” where people share the ways they’ve been disappointed by others during the year, “Feats of Strength,” where the head of a household challenges someone to a wrestling match, and the erection of an unadorned aluminum pole.

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