This year, add another Christmas card to your list and make one little girl’s last holiday season a bright one. Addie Fausett of Fountain Green, Utah, suffers from an undiagnosed illness that causes cerebral atrophy, which affects her speech and motor skills, according to CNN. At age three, Addie stopped growing, and now, at 6, she weighs only 23 pounds. According to doctors, Addie is only expected to live one more year, likely making this Christmas her last.
After receiving such a devastating prognosis, Addie’s family decided to ask for donations of Christmas cards to give their little girl a lifetime of love and joy from strangers across the world. Keep reading »
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Like most of you, my mailbox has been filling with Christmas cards over the last couple weeks from extended family members and far-flung friends of my husband’s and mine whom we haven’t seen in an eternity. And while it’s nice to get mail other than bills and junk, I can’t help but feel a little jaded and Scrooge-y every time I open one of those cards and find there isn’t so much as a hand-written signature, let alone a personal note. In a lot of cases, these cards aren’t even really greeting cards as much as they’re photos of friends’ kids with text below their smiling faces that says something like “Happy Holidays! From the Gordmans!” The back of the photo cards are almost always blank with plenty of room for a brief greeting. So, why isn’t there one? Keep reading »
On first glance at Paris Hilton‘s Christmas card for the year, I thought she was tied up. Now I see that she isn’t actually, but still. Can someone tell celebrities that there are a host of lovely Christmas cards out there and that they don’t need to send ones that feature photos of themselves? [People] Keep reading »
Behold, the Kardashians‘ Christmas photo for this year. Is it just me, or does it look like it was taken on the set of “Beetlejuice”? If you want to know what everyone is wearing, click here. Little Mason’s suit is bespoke. And also seems a little “Addams Family.” [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
A Christmas card was taken off the shelves at two stores in York, England, after customers complained that it made fun of redheads, or “gingers” as the Brits call them. The card showed a little redhead kid sitting on Santa’s lap with text that read: “Santa loves all kids. Even ginger ones.” Ha ha! One redhead woman saw it and said: “I thought maybe it was just me because I am a mother of kids with red hair, but a lot of my friends and other people I know, we are absolutely disgusted. Society comes down hard on how people look and there are so many children these days who are bullied because of how they look. If the card had been about an overweight child then the shop would have been shut down, and so would the people who made the card.” So, there you go, people: life is very, very, very hard for us redhead folk. People just don’t understand our plight! The bullying, the mean jokes, the way even Santa has a hard time letting us freckle-faced freaks on his lap: it’s so scarring! Now if you’ll excuse me, I have an appointment to get my roots touched up. [via BBC News] Keep reading »