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Sometimes Shopping for Christmas Early Backfires

I found a gift that I bought for my sister before she died

My sisters and me Christmas 2020 The last one for the three of us… I’m the tall one

My mother loved Christmas and always went overboard every year. People outside our family would be goggle-eyed at the stacks of gifts under the tree.

Her reason for this was because of her experience with extreme poverty when she was growing up on a farm in…




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Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee

Mother, Wife, Teacher, Librarian, Teller of Stories. Author of The Marriage Wars by Leeanne Beasley Berry. Top Writer in Parenting, This Happened to Me, Humor

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