At 99, Gladys Harris admits to being rather partial to dolls - even a comical Santa figure on display at The Gardens at Celina. Harris still remembers a Christmas morning more than nine decades ago when she received a doll baby. Other than candy and some tangerines, it was her only gift during tough economic times.
Irma Oldiges scoots her wheelchair closer to the tree at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster and picks up a box bearing red and gold paper. She gives it a gentle shake, knowing full well there is nothing inside. [More