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Playlist: Worcester, MA

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The Changing (and Ghoulish) Faces of Halloween

From Jackson Braider | 06:30

How Halloween has -- and hasn't -- changed over the years.

Halloween_small Visit the Halloween Outlet of Worcester, Massachusetts, and what you'll find are incredibly realistic portrayals of very unreal things -- a one-eyed monster chained to a rock, a headless body on life support, an aged first attendent trembling as he holds a brain on a silver tray. With this as a backdrop, Lesley Bannatyne, editor of the recently published "A Halloween Reader," explains how the holiday has remained true to its, umm, spirit over the centuries.