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How my Mom saved Christmas

We get to Toys-R-Us and I fly inside not waiting for my mother. In seconds I was at the electronics section. By the time my mother got there I was almost in tears. They had sold the last one just ten minutes ago. I had no back-up plan, no other store directions or addresses. I just wanted to die. My mom suggested we try a few stores on the way home which temporality lifted my spirits.

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The Gift of Giving

Imagine loosing everything you had in a fire. Imagine the Christmas tree, presents, keepsakes, mementos, clothes, gone a little more than a week before Christmas. Your five member family made it out of the home with their lives and only the clothes on their back. This is what happened to the Conley Family of Flint, Mich., this past weekend.

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My video game Christmas Story

Seven stores later with no NES in sight I just wanted to go home and quit. I felt Christmas was ruined and didn’t even want to celebrate it anymore. Nothing my mom said or did make me feel any better. I had laid down in the backseat of the car when it came to a stop. I knew we couldn’t have arrived home yet.

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