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Vintage photos of:
"Centerpiece before Christmas -- Dec 1951." The latest dispatch from Blue Earth, Minnesota. Kodachrome slide by Hubert or Grace Tuttle. View full size.
My sister Christine, probably Christmas 1968. Which was my own first Christmas, as this was the year I was born. 35mm slide. View full size.