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Starbucks red cup season is back with a twist

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Starbucks is adding a new color to ring in the holidays this year.

The coffee chain unveiled a new, intricately-decorated green cup Tuesday to kick off the long-awaited “red cup season.”

It’s a change from last year’s plain red cups that stirred up controversy with Christians. The absence of holiday symbols led one customer to write a viral Facebook post criticizing the move as a war on Christmas.

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This time around, the design on the new cup is intended to bring people together. Drawn by artist Shogo Ota, it features a “mosaic of more than a hundred people drawn in one continuous stroke,” according to the company.

Read more at the New York Post