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La Crèche de Noël

As long as I can remember, my family had une crèche de Noël (oon cresh duh no-ell), or a Nativity scene. Mary was a little worse for wear, with a chunk missing at the base. She had to be propped … Continue reading

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Crèche de Noël

In many parts of France, the crèche de Noël is more important than the Christmas tree. I grew up with a crèche, not because my family is French, but because they appreciated the religious emphasis. We had the standard crew … Continue reading

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