Festivus tradition continues for Greensboro family

Celebrating Festivus in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Saturday the Seinfeld made up holiday 'Festivus' turned 20 and depending on your generation you probably haven't even heard of it. 

A Greensboro family is well aware of the 'Festivus for the Rest of Us' Seinfeld tradition and they've been celebrating it for a few years. 

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They put up a pole and there's a box for you to share your grievances. 

What exactly is this Festivus holiday thing?

Celebrated on Dec. 23, Festivus is a secular holiday created for a family in Mount Pleasant as an antidote to the commercialization of Christmas. It was popularized by the sitcom “Seinfeld” in 1997.

It's all about de-commercializing the holiday season and airing your grievances.

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