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Merry Christmas! December 25, 2013

Posted by nrhatch in Gratitude, Happiness.
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IMGP2252bFranklin Pierce was the first American president to decorate the White House with a Christmas Tree.

In 1843, Charles Dickens wrote “A Christmas Carol” in just six weeks.

The first state to officially recognize the Christmas holiday was Alabama.

Christmas became a national holiday in America on June 26, 1870.

“Jingle Bells” was originally written for Thanksgiving before it became a popular Christmas song.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” is shown on TV more than any other holiday movie.

If you received all the gifts from the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you would have 364 gifts.

More diamonds are sold during the Christmas season than any other time of the year.

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Have a Bonny Day filled with Warmth, Light, Love, and Laughter!

Aah . . . that’s better!

Source of Christmas Trivia:  e-mail from AMOB