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The Traveling Christmas

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The Traveling Christmas jonboy00 My Christmas is like every other child who has divorced parents. I start at my dad’s house, and then I travel to my mom’s. Both of my parents are remarried, so I am expecting lots of presents, most of which I don’t deserve. Even though I don’t deserve them, I will

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Jesus’ birthday

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Jesus’ birthday dbrodhead When I was a child we would celebrate by having a birthday party with a cake and candles for Jesus. As I grew up and now have my own children we carry on this tradition by buying a present for Jesus in the form of money to our church or buying presents

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Fish on Christmas Eve – Italian Tradition

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Fish on Christmas Eve – Italian Tradition carokee My family came to the USA in 1906 and we have never eaten meat on Christmas Eve. We always have fish, but only one kind. It is a dried salted cod fish that is called “bacalao.” The cod is soaked overnight and the water is changed often

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More Ohio Christmas

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More Ohio Christmas lee I can’t be sure of when the 12 days of Christmas starts, but for us it begins with our Family’s party. We have it on a Saturday night before Dec. 25th except we try and not make it the 24th because we know it’s important for people to be home with

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

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The Real Meaning of Christmas B_light2000 I like Christmas myself but I think people take it for granted and think that it’s all about presents when it’s not. It’s more about giving and people think that because you give you must recieve. Your whole focus should be about Jesus. This was His birthday so that

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Christmas in Kentucky

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Christmas in Kentucky iammisbehavin Christmas in Kentucky is wonderful! Living in the mountains of Kentucky we get a lot of snow during the holiday season. Our Christmas season starts the day after Thanksgiving. During the Christmas season everyone is so happy even if they already know they may not receive anything. It’s the fact families

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Memories of Christmas in Ohio

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Memories of Christmas in Ohio Sammy I remember every year we all used to gather at Mom and Dad’s house for Christmas. It was the best. We all ate and gathered around the tree and opened presents. I loved watching the kids open their presents, and Mom and Dad, too. It`s not the same anymore.

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Christmas in New York

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Christmas in New York kcaccia New York is absolutely electric with energy during the holiday season. Our Christmas in New York is rich in tradition but seems a bit different each year. The traditional lights on every skyscraper, every tree, and every home, light the city like no other time of the year. The day

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A warm Christmas

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A warm Christmas Shells I was nine years old when we left the state I was born in, New York. There, Christmas had been picture perfect with snow, and heaters, and fire places going. Cookies of all sorts were baked and we drank egg nog. The tree was all decorated and no presents under it

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My Traditional Christmas Eve

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My Traditional Christmas Eve Darth_Claus In my house, Christmas is a very joyous occasion. Christmas for us usually starts a short time after Thanksgiving, when we start putting up decorations. From December first till Christmas, we almost always do something Christmas related every day. Whether it be touring local decorations, watching a Christmas movie, or

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