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Alternative Holiday Style - Part 3 of 3

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The Minister and The Mother

The Minister and The Mother


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In our last of three shows focusing on how to deconstruct and reconstruct the modern American Christmas experience, we will look specifically at how families and children impact our thoughts and feelings about alternatives to traditional holiday expressions. How do children's stories, our own memories, and our family's beliefs influence us? In what ways do we feel pressured to keep investing in the secular notion of Santa and the religious specifics of  the Nativity despite the fact that they may be feeling ever more devoid of meaning?