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From All I Want for Christmas
“Oh, yes, mommy. Everyone join hands around the table. That's right.”
Katherine closes her eyes and tilts her head upward. “Dear Lord, please bless this good food you have made for us. And please bless Mommy and Daddy, and Jonathan and me, and Uncle Bob and…” she opens one eye and looks questioningly at Stephanie.
Stephanie whispers, “Stephanie.”
“…and Stephanie,” Katherine continues. “And Lord, could you ask Baby Jesus to help find some children for Uncle Bob so that Santa can visit him on Christmas? Amen.”
Katherine opens her eyes to see stone faces and teary eyes around the table. “Amen?” she pleads.