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The writer O. Henry once wrote a short story called the “Gift of the Magi.”
You may have heard of it.
If not, here’s the plot: Young, poor husband sells watch to buy wife expensive hair comb. Young, poor wife sells glorious tresses to pay for husband’s watch accessory.
Irony ensues and we all get warm and fuzzy about the “true” meaning of Christmas.
I thought of O. Henry this weekend as I — trapped in my apartment by laziness and ice — sat down to the serious task of thinking about Christmas gifts.
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