GARY SMITH: It's the thought ...

Pitfalls of gift giving just part of the holiday

Posted: December 15, 2017 at 1 a.m.

I'm trying to pin this down. Christmas is, far and away, most people's favorite holiday. In fact, in the pantheon of holidays, it laps the field. It's the reigning champ, celebrated by malls, schools, governments, the odd tow truck company (at least when I was attending the Rogers Christmas Parade on a regular basis) and, OK, a lot of places of worship worldwide.

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