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Jeffries: Christmas has ruined gift-giving for me

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I was recently at the store, buying things, when I heard a child argue with her parents.

Typically, I would have taken off running, as small children are sinus infection-carrying drains on my immune system, but the conversation rendered me unable to flee.


After a couple of sneezes that made my skin crawl, the child asked, “what are you getting me for Christmas, mommy?”

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Robb Jeffries
Robb Jeffries is a Twin Cities-based journalist for Forum News Service. He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Reach him at