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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...
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Christmas 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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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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A Close Call

A CLOSE CALL It 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&...
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Christmas In Spain

Christmas In Spain It'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&...
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Christmas in Germany, France and Canada

There are many different ways to celebrate Christmas in the world. ... In France, they use Christmas trees just like we do. ... 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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Christmas Times

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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Christmas Time

Christmas Time Christmas time is the time for giving and sharing, but for me its all about fun. ... For I its all about family my great friends and the Christmas parties. Christmas time is fun to enjoy the company of my family. It all starts on the day of Christmas Eve, I wake up in the morning and I prepare mysel...
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Dickens' Christmas Spirit

Dickens is well known for his Christmas philosophy, which manifests itself through his novel, A Christmas Carol. ... It was however, the Christmas stories of Dickens, particularly his 1843 masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, which rekindled the joy of Christmas in Britain and North America. ... Coming from a family large but not-too-well-off, Charle...
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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions Christmas signifies the birth of Christ according to the Bible. ... 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&...
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A Christmas Carol Summary

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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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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My Little Prayer to God - Causes & Effects

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&#...
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A Holiday Story

A holiday story This 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. ... Every thing went as I thought it should until the day bef...
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During a walk at the Christmas Eve by the winter cornfield one hears everything that will occur in the coming year. 3. ... If on the Christmas Eve a ring of the barrel falls, someone dies in a house. 5. ... If one baths on Christmas Eve at midnight, he will remain fresh the whole year over. 9. ... If one ...
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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 originat...
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relious background

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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It is set on Christmas Eve and in Scrooge's opinion the day seemed to last forever. ... The setting is Christmas Eve and after each spirit has left, Scrooge re-lives the same day again and again it seems until he gets it right, "Groundhog Day". ... It shows how Christmas should be a time for families to be together and that you...
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Christian Holidays

Hence came the story of Santa Clause coming down the chimney with a bag full of gifts each year on Christmas Eve. ... 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,&...
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Light in August

Joe Christmas is a cold and hostile drifter of uncertain racial identity. ... Christmas's dress-white shirt with black pants-suggests his internal division. ... Christmas is a remarkably controversial character. ... Christmas's name and several events in his life suggest analogies to Jesus. ... The seemingly fatherless birth of Joe on Christmas Eve,...
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Dickens's Christmas Carol : Role of Children

The Role of Children in Dicken's Christmas Carol Children are common figures used in literature to portray purity, wholesomeness, and innocence. ... Throughout the story Dickens expels a character so vile and cold that he turns away two men asking for a donation on Christmas Eve and denies Bob Cratchit of heat when he is stingy aobut put...
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Reflection Paper

I felt that I was receiving my Christmas present nineteen days early this year. ... This past Christmas Eve, one of my favorite nights, I spent the night with family. This Christmas Eve was the first in my sister's new house and she had a dinner for the family. ... He was enjoying Christmas and I decided Christmas needed to&#...
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Some people often say when we're talking about that Christmas no longer is a religious celebration: "But just look at the churches at Christmas Eve! Never are the churches more crowded with people than at just Christmas Eve." ... It's nothing to say against that the churhces are filled with people, but the point is that most people do...
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A Not So Hopeless Christmas

Sammy had hair as red as the Christmas lights on our house. ... How would you like to make a Christmas finger painting?" ... It's Christmas, so I gave you a gift." ... Our parents were dead.Two days before Christmas!... Grandma and Sammy arranged to sen me and John off in a plane tomarrow morning, Christamas Eve, to Grandmas house&...
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My Mother

Last summer as I was looking through my family's chest of photo albums, I happened upon an interesting photograph. As I pulled out the last scrapbook and blew the dust away I noticed a picture forsaken at the bottom of the box, it was of my mother. This picture of her as a twenty-five-year-old woma...
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