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A Simple Christmas Story Guaranteed to Bring Tears to Your Eyes

MR says: What a sweet example of sacrifice and selflessness, one we can all benefit from at this time of year when comfort and receiving are so prevalent.

In December, my husband and I volunteered to help with a Sub for Santa for a family in our ward, which consisted of a mom and two children. Zeren, the 9-year old boy in the family, is a very special boy. He glows with the Spirit and always contributes positively in whatever class or activity he is attending.

While making some phone calls to determine the needs of the family, my husband, Dave, learned that they also needed a Christmas tree.

Dave made arrangements to pick up Zeren the following Monday to go tree hunting. Dave took our grandson, Jaren, and another boy from the ward, all about the same age so Zeren would have some company.


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Rekindle the spirit of Christmas with this touching collection of timeless true stories told by a dozen of the finest LDS storytellers—each with a heartwarming message for the season. From miraculous to dramatic, profound to heartwarming, this touching anthology will fill your soul with lighthearted surprises, faith-affirming treasures, and thought-provoking insights. A perfect assortment for sharing and celebrating the holiday season, this delightful book will have you looking back with affection to your own favorite Christmas memories as you are reminded that the Christmas spirit can—and should—be treasured for more than one day.

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