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Santa's Christmas Wish

I've had cookie crumbs on my lip for three days straight, so it must be Christmas! That means wrapping presents, singing about hippopotamuses, and writing for S usanna Hill's annual Holiday Contest!  The rules: Write a children's holiday story under 250 words about a holiday treat.  I want to take a quick second to wish everyone the time to be present in the joy of the holidays, a few calming breaths when the traffic gets heavy, and to graciously receive a gift literal or figurative they didn't expect. Happy Holidays! Here's my story:  Santa's Christmas Wish "Handlebar moustache last year... pork chops this year?" (by Julia Freeman-Woolpert via Santa knew the toy-making days were few when he opened a letter from Charlotte. He guessed she would wish for the dancing video game or those headphones without wires. The elves would complain about this last-minute coding, but Santa knew dancing and keeping her B in socia