A Christmas Memory

12 Dec

Sweet memories from a sweet friend!


Christmas in our household was truly about family. Everyone was together for many years: Mama, Daddy, two brothers, and two sisters, and me. The younger four children believed in Santa Claus, but we all knew celebrating Christmas was because of the birth of Jesus.

We would also see our Uncle G at our house on Christmas Eve to enjoy the night and Christmas day with us.  Like one of the children, he would joke, play, and have fun with us. I often wondered, even as a young child, where my Uncle really lived because he was at our home many nights, and he would be at other relatives’ homes when my family went to visit. After growing up, I did find out that he could not read, did not drive, and worked wherever he could get employment. I heard too, that it was very hard for him to keep his…

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