From the Star-Ledger:

Some day, her pupils' native holidays could be celebrated on the scale of St. Patrick's Day, say experts, but that might take awhile. "It took generations for the Irish to really become assimilated, and it will take generations for other groups," says Susan Brown, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. By then, their holidays also might be transformed. 

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