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I Remember Christmas As A Child

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    Christmas Is For Children

    The infant class were doing painting this morning, teacher asked that they draw and paint a picture about the baby Jesus.After a while, Miss was looking at a young girl's design which included a Man leading a donkey on which sat a woman holding a very large bundle and a funny six...
    DesertRanger DesertRanger 66-70, M Dec 23, 2011

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    Listening For Santa......

    We all remenmber what it was like when we were young children, the wonder and the excitment of Christmas Eve....... Listening For Santa; A squeak on the the stairs, could santa be here? better pull up my blankets, right up to my ears, so he will see me fast asleep...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 13, 2010

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    Only From 12 On

    anything before that was with birth family and i knew i was not wanted
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 23, 2011

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    I REMEMBER I WAS 3 3 DAM IT WAT HELL CAN ANYONE SEE ATTRACTIVE IN A CHILD.MY GRANDPA DID THIS AND THERE NOTHING SEXY ABOUT THIS PPL NOWADAYS ARE JUST PLAIN SICK.
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