It was approaching midnight on Christmas Eve and our excitement was palpable. I was 6 years old and already fully versed in capitalism: a deep desire for more toys. We were celebrating Christmas with a group of families from the military. However, my parents failed to think that through. These were the families of high ranking officials, a fact clearly demonstrated by the car park and the sheer quantity and quality of toys being unwrapped around the tree.
As each child opened numerous…
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