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Christmas Without the Joy of Shopping

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Christmas Without the Joy of Shopping

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My story deals with how I had to change my gift giving approach for my son in the 2020 holiday season. I chose not to shop in stores for his gifts, to reduce my exposure to the virus and avoid passing on a virus from myself to others. Instead, I gave him gift certificates. This change reduced the holiday joy for me, as I greatly enjoy shopping for just the right gifts for him by directly engaging in the shopping experience in a physical location, and he appreciates the effort and the unique gifts I always found for him.
This is a response to the #pandemicprompt on the holidays for Arizona State University, HST 580.

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01/17/2021

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01/28/2021
02/10/2021

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01/17/2021

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This item was submitted on January 17, 2021 by Sharon E. Hunt using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”: https://covid-19archive.org/s/archive

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