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The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
you're a mean one, mr. grinch



the grinch letter

This letter came about as a result of my frustration with the stress and expectation of the holidays. It was published in slightly modified form in Hope Magazine and was featured in two online newsletters.

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Of course, I also like to think I'm James Bond.

Grinch Letter (215k)

And the Grinch, with his grinch-feet
ice-cold in the snow,
Stood puzzling and puzzling:
"How could it be so?
It came without ribbons!
It came without tags!"
"It came without packages,
boxes or bags!"
And he puzzled three hours,
`till his puzzler was sore.
Then the Grinch thought of something
he hadn't before!
"Maybe Christmas," he thought,
"doesn't come from a store. "
Maybe Christmas...perhaps…
means a little bit more!"

-- Dr. Seuss
from "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas"


2002 bruce hurley