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Daily Journal
     November 26, 2019      #83-330 KDJ
 

A staying tradition: Mother, daughter Christmas

By Tiffany Blanchette
tblanchette@daily-journal.com


When Melanie Leers was 4 years old, her mother, Susan Luehrs, of Peotone, entered her into the Daily Journal’s Christmas Kids contest.

The contest allows subscribers to nominate a child in their family between the ages of 2 to 5 to be photographed as a Christmas Kid.

Then, starting the day before Thanksgiving, the Daily Journal publishes photos of the lucky children along with reminders of the number of days until Christmas. The countdown ends Christmas Eve.

Among the numerous entries ...

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Tiffany Blanchette