C h r i s t m a s
金 陵 輯
December 6, l999
The people in all Christian countries celebrate Christmas as the anniversary of the birth of Christ. In nearly all these countries the date is December 25.
The very young children believe that Santa Claus comes on Christmas Eve in his sleigh drawn by reindeer, bringing presents for all good little boys and girls. The children hang their stockings before the fireplace on Christmas Eve, since they believe that Santa Claus enters the house by coming down the chimney. Parents usually fill the stockings with candy, toys, and apples or oranges.
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