Letters: Jan. 20, 1986

Gift of Giving

To the Editors:

How touching was your article "A Christmas Story," by Roger Rosenblatt [NATION, Dec.30]. Every city in this country has a Sunset Park with its Mallorys, Marias, Geraldines and Mary Pauls. Reading about their lives made me take stock of myself and forced me to swallow a large dose of "shocking reality." George Harris Sr. Houston

After spending Christmas Day serving meals to the poor and homeless of New York City, I returned home to read your moving story. It focuses on the simple truth: love is a shared pleasure that comes from helping others without...

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