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A Gridlock on Christmas Eve

Every year I tend to wait to do all my Christmas shopping until the night before. ... Christmas Eve of 2001 was the worst I have ever been through.It is Christmas Eve 2001; I am walking out to my car to go Christmas shopping with my best friend. ...
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Christmas is a time when we are surrounded by plenty of reminders. ... We assemble our plastic Christmas tree, which is as old as I am! ... Despite the suppressive, tropical heat, it's still beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- the Christmas I know. ... Christmas Eve, or Noche Buena, as it is called here, is a time&...
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Christmas Spirit in Spain

The calendar counts up to Christmas Eve. ... To get ready for Christmas Eve, known as Noche buenas the "good night", the Spanish are big on decorating. ... The main meal for Christmas Eve is called Pavo Trufado de Navidad, which is Christmas turkey with truffles; truffles are mushroom like delicacy found underground. ... On...
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Christmas in Germany

There are many different ways to celebrate Christmas in the world. ... They called Santa Claus "Pere Noel" (Father Christmas). ... On Christmas Eve, an enormous log of fresh cut wood would be fetched and carried into the house with great ceremony. ... On the eve of Dec. 6, children put a shoe by the door or fireplace. ...
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A Close Call

A CLOSE CALLIt was Christmas Eve, supposedly a joyous occasion. ... In my neighborhood there were Christmas lights decorating every house, Christmas carolers singing every weekend, and fires burning in every chimney. This was a sign of Christmas. But not far away there was another neighborhood where there weren't any Christmas lights&...
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Christmas Celebration In Spain

Christmas In SpainIt's usual to get amazed when someone finds out that Christmas is celebrated in a different way. But Spanish Christmas is very different. ... That's the day of the Loteria de Navidad (Christmas Lottery). ... New Years' Eve is also a family celebration. ... In Spain, the Christmas holiday season is full of the usual Christ...
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The Christmas Holiday

On Christmas Eve, I went to church with my family. ... In VN, we don't give Christmas presence like in U.S. Instead, most of the religious families would have a small but warm dinner on Christmas Eve after church. ... Christmas vacation of this year is coming. ... Since it Christmas, I hope that every year I could celebrate Christmas...
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The Christmas Spirit of Charles Dickens

Dickens is well known for his Christmas philosophy, which manifests itself through his novel, A Christmas Carol. ... Coming from a family large but not-too-well-off, Charles Dickens presents again and again his idealized memory of a Christmas associated with the gathering of the family which "bound together all our home enjoyments, affections and hopes&...
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Christmas Time

Christmas TimeChristmas time is the time for giving and sharing, but for me its all about fun. ... It all starts on the day of Christmas Eve, I wake up in the morning and I prepare myself to clean up the house. ... All my friends seem to call early on Christmas Day, they are only calling to see if im going to their parti...
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A Christmas Carol in London

The time is winter and it starts the day before Christmas, also known as Christmas Eve. ... The first spirit that comes is the Ghost of Christmas Past. ... The Ghost of Christmas Present leaves and then he encounters the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. ... When Scrooge wakes up he realizes that it is Christmas Day. ... Merry Christmas! ...
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Defining Christmas

Today most people exchange gifts on Christmas day. ... Christmas Eve a family would go to late mass. ... Today Christmas is different. Christmas Eve family goes out to a friend's Christmas party. Christmas morning they gather and open gifts. ...
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Comparisons of The Two Versions of "A Christmas Carol"

It is set on Christmas Eve and in Scrooge's opinion the day seemed to last forever. The other settings are in the workplace of Scrooge where Bob Cratchit was asking Scrooge for some time off work at Christmas, Bob Cratchit's house where his family was preparing Christmas dinner. ... The setting is Christmas Eve and after each spirit has left...
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Christmas Atmosphere Today

So even if it looks like the stores want us to get the right Christmas atmosphere by having an exhibition with angels, red hearts, Christmas trees, Santas (even those who snore), and gifts all over, the only reason is to try to celebrate their own Christmas by making people buy as many presents as possible.Some people often say when&#...
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Novel Analysis on The Christmas Carol

Jacob Marley, Scrooge's partner, had been dead seven years on Christmas Eve. This Christmas Eve upon his arrival home Scrooge saw Jacob Marley's face in the large knocker on his front door. ... (74) He attended Christmas Eve services at church with his father. ... The setting for this story takes place in London at Scrooge'...
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Christmas Traditions in U.S

You will often hear, "But just look at the churches at Christmas Eve! Never are the churches more crowded with people than at Christmas Eve." ... It's nothing to say against churches that are filled with people, but the point is that most people don't go to church on Christmas Eve because they want to celebrate Christmas for the r...
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Christmas Throughout The World

Nicholas Day) and on Christmas Eve a special meal of drinks (aperitif), 'nibbles', seafood, and a special turkey is served. ... In Finland, many preparations are made for the three holy days, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day. ... On Christmas Eve, they will eat rice porridge and drink plum fruit juice while listening...
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Joe Christmas in William Faulkner's "Light in August"

One of, if not the main characters of the novel is Joe Christmas, also known as Joe McEachern. ... Christmas's dress-white shirt with black pants-suggests his internal division. ... Consequently, once Jefferson hears that Christmas is part black, the towns people assume that he is guilty. ... But it's difficult to square such an interpret...
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My Little Prayer to God

This is how the incident started:It was during Christmas Eve 1997 and I was just got out from St. Patrick's Cathedral, which is located at 5th Ave, between 50th and 51st St., after attending a seven o'clock Christmas Eve's mass in there. ... I assumed that most New Yorkers were home and spent their Christmas Eve dinner with...
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In Germany, the Christmas season has a set date. ... Another cultural difference between Germans and Americans is when and howthe Christmas tree is put up. In my home, the day after Thanksgiving, we as afamily, choose and decorate our Christmas tree. ... The father goes in the "Christmas room" and rings a small bell, a sign that the...
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Memories and Events in Christmas

She found Christmas to be a bittersweet time of year at their house. Her beloved husband of eighteen years had passed away on Christmas Eve four years ago. ... As Mary was doing her Christmas shopping she thought about her daughter's request. ... After that they went to her mother's house for Christmas dinner. ... When Mary and Annie got home&#...
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A Holiday Story

A holiday storyThis is a story about what I thought was going to be a lonely and uneventful Christmas holiday time.I was planning to have a very quiet holiday season because my wife and youngest son were going to be in South America for the Christmas season. My reason for not going with them was our dogs we had three cocker spaniels at th...
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The First Centuries of Christianity

The wooden crib figures were the focal point Christmas. ... If one says however, that devil will appear and will say: " and you child are mine." 2.During a walk at the Christmas Eve by the winter cornfield one hears everything that will occur in the coming year. 3.If the dog of the neighbor howls the whole Christmas&...
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Christmas - Good or Evil?

This is where the 'Christmas Tree' comes from. ... This is the real origin of the Christmas tree. ... Nicholas, bishop of Myra, a saint honoured by the Greeks and Latins on the 6th of December; A legend of his surreptitious bestowal of dowries on the three daughters on and impoverished citizen, is said to have originated the...
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My Personal Perspective on God's Faith

Since my mother and stepfather married I have been attending church on Easter, Christmas Eve, and Thanksgiving. ... I think of Christmas and the death of Jesus when I think about God. ...
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New Year's Eve

The last time that I cried was on this past New Year's Eve. ... So, for my senior year I decided to come back to Richmond and be with my mom.New Year's Eve started off to a good start. ... I told him I'd be visiting my dad over Christmas break and that we should get together sometime during my stay, which at the...
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