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Reader Stories

These holiday stories have been submitted by readers like you. Have a favorite Christmas memory to share? You can submit it here.

Christmas with Loved Ones

Family with Gifts at Christmas

Christmas always brings tons of happiness and warmth in the air. The last Christmas was very special for us. We were with our parents after a span of 4 years for this joyous occasion. Our apartment complex had organized a grand fare with lots of food stalls, interactive games, dance floor and joy rides. My […]

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Winning the Santa Statue

Silver Bells

It was a lovely Christmas. There was a Santa statue behind the twinkling Christmas tree that attracted all the eyes in the main market. On top of it, there was a contest and someone was going to take the wonderful statue of 3 feet height home. My son chose the three numbers on contest form […]

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Can’t Afford Christmas this Year (1959)

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We lived in an old house in a small Pennsylvania town. Every Christmas Mom served breakfast AFTER the gifts were opened. In 1959, mom and dad began preparing my sister and me for a sparse Christmas by telling us “We can’t afford Christmas this Year.” We were a little skeptical; sure we would have Christmas […]

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The Night Before Christmas

Christmas House

One of my favorite memories of Christmas Eves throughout the years involves a tradition that my younger brother and I started. My favorite part of the holiday was seeing the Christmas tree and I could never wait til Christmas morning so I would always set my alarm for 3 am and then head down with […]

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Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

As a child, I always loved when my parents would drive us around to see the see the Christmas lights and decorations around town. They would put on some Christmas music and away we would go. There’s something magical about all those Christmas lights, no matter what your age. In Gatlinburg, Tennessee they decorate the […]

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Six Inch Blizzard!

Snow

  One winter, when I was a little kid living in North Carolina, there was a snowstorm. Since my family had only recently moved there from Louisiana, this was the first time I’d seen snow, and being a little kid, I was entirely fascinated by the drifting white blanket over our lawn. My mother let […]

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The Golden Memories Of Christmas

Family at Christmas

Now I am 25 years old. I can remember still some golden memories of my childhood. Though I am a Muslim I used to enjoy the Christmas very much. My neighbor was Christian and every year we also used to celebrate Christmas with them. In the early morning we used to get up, then wearing […]

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How Santa Dropped In

Santa with gifts in his bag.

I was a 7 year old boy back in 1977 and it was Christmas eve. We always waited for Santa to come that night but this was the most amazing thing I ever saw.It was a cold night in New York and it had snowed the day before and Santa was coming and his reindeer […]

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Will remain in my memory for long

Decorating Christmas Tree

It was the Christmas vacation times in the year 1996. In India, Christmas vacations normally commence from 21st of December and goes on until the first week of January of the following year. My sister and her daughters have the practice decorating Christmas tree every year and they were doing so that year too. I […]

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Christmas Traditions

Girl with Hot Cocoa

Christmas is the best time of the year for my family and me! The season starts off with the entire family hanging up decorative lights together, followed by a steaming cup of hot chocolate! Usually a week or so before Christmas, mother nature gifts us a big heap of sparkling white snow, giving our home […]

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