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By Charlene Smith
Reporter for Pine Bluffs Post 

Lessons from the 12 Days of Christmas


Every year, I look forward to the 12 days after Christmas. It is the time celebrated in the Christian religions for the time it took for the three wise men reach the newborn Jesus Christ.

I learned later in life, it actually took the wise men years to reach the little king. Perhaps they lacked an OnStar or lost “the star” in the desert sand, but it’s still a long journey to meet even a king.

Whether it took them 12 days or 12 years, they came bearing gifts. And this is where the crazy, much duplicated, even-a-five-year-old catches on tune, “Twelve Days of Christmas” enters the sce...

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