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"The Christmas Soldier"–and Help our Military Heroes

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This post originally appeared in 2015 and was re-posted last year.  I was hoping maybe by this year there would be no more stories like this, stories of young men and women coming and going from wars … Continue reading

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Two Touching Christmas Stories Re-Gifted: 1958, 2015

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Well, you know how it is: nostalgia decks the mind and the heart at Christmastime. We are as likely to be enchanted again with certain gifts of yore as with all that shines new before us. One … Continue reading

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The Christmas Soldier

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila My teen-aged niece and I were standing in line at the checkout in J.C. Penny’s yesterday when we noticed the young soldier striding toward a nearby exit. He looked like any raw-boned, young GI, clad in desert … Continue reading

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