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What Kids Wanted for Christmas 100 Years Ago

This list is derived from actual letters written to Santa from children in 1913.  It’s amazing how many of the gifts on this list I have gotten for my kids this year!

The top ten gifts on children’s’ Christmas wish lists in 1913 were…

1. Candy

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2.  Nuts

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3.  A rocking horse

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4.  Dolls

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5.  Mittens or gloves

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6.  A toy train

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7.  Oranges

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8.  Books

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9.  Handkerchiefs.

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10.  Ice Skates.

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What are you getting your little ones for Christmas?  Anything from this list?

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