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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Christmas magic alive and well

 

December 22, 2022



As a youngster, I looked forward to Christmas. I loved the food, the traditions and especially the presents — what kid doesn’t?

In high school and college, the luster subsided. As a wrestler, Christmas was a time for fasting so I didn’t have to move up a weight class. I dreaded running extra bleachers, doing additional up-downs and all the “fat man” jokes from teammates.

Christmas would become just one of those “OK” holidays for me after college. As a journalist, I would be lucky to have the day off. And since I continued to wrestle competitively until I was about 30, I was st...



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