20. South America – Colored Underwear

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There are a number of South American countries that follow a unique tradition based on the color of their underwear. Come the new year, the color of the underwear worn determines the fate of their year. For example, Gold will lead to wealth, white will lead to peace and red will lead to finding love. It is a unique tradition to be sure, but those that practice this tradition probably think the same of others. Bolivia is known to wear yellow underwear more than other areas to increase their fortune while Mexico often sees red as the most popular color as it brings love and happiness.


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