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It’s a Christmas Miracle!

October 17, 2018
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So. I was asked to write a Trailer Trash With a Girl’s Name short story for a Christmas anthology. My mother and my rabbi were horrified. But I withstood their ire and put together a story about my first ever Christmas miracle – the time in 1978 when Christmas Eve and the first day of Hanukkah fell on the same day.

It was the thing we had prayed for to our vengeful, desert-dwelling, bush-burning, Goyim-smiting (not you all – don’t worry – he’s semi-retired), planet-flooding, pillar of salt makeover-ing God for so long.

Convergence.

Check it out in the anthology Tangled Lights and Silent Nights, available for pre-order wherever Christmas music is playing.

https://www.amazon.com/Tangled-Lights-Silent-Nights-Anthology-ebook/dp/B07JDVSMK5

Stacey Roberts

Stacey Roberts is the father of two geniuses, an unwilling capitalist, and author of Trailer Trash With a Girl's Name. http://trailertrashbook.com. He is gradually getting over his moniker - when he gets mail addressed to Ms. Stacey Roberts, he only weeps a little. Like a little girl. In a sundress. With a frilly hat.

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One Response to It’s a Christmas Miracle!

  1. October 18, 2018 at 12:21 am

    I admire you for writing that story. You had to find the best way to spell Hanukkah, for Pete’s sake!



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