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Christmas on the Moon
By Mark R Whittington
Friday, December 19, 2008

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No one has celebrated Christmas on the Moon--yet.

Christmas Day, 1975 began on Earth much like any other Christmas. Thousands of pilgrims crowded Manger Square in Bethlehem under the watchful eyes of Israeli soldiers. The Pope gave a midnight homily from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square. In North America, children bounced excitedly from their beds to discover what treasures awaited them under the tree. Families and friends gathered in church and at Christmas dinners.

This Christmas was to be the first Christmas celebrated on the surface of the Moon.

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Reviewed by Susan Smith 12/20/2008
In 1968, Apollo 8 celebrated Christmas Eve while oritting the moon. It's 40th anniversay is coming up.




TOBOGGAN WAX by Hank LeGrand

TOBOGGAN WAX is a story about a young orphaned boy named, Eric. He goes to live with his uncle at his secluded mountain cabin. Snow lay on the ground almost year round up in the va..  
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Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World by Aberjhani

Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World is a novel in which nothing is quite what it seems and everything is loaded with shadowy dreams of the past and nightmares set to soul-..  
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