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He's Alive!

One church I read about put on a Christmas program that included a manger scene with their children. There was a little 5-year-old boy on the drama team, I think he was a shepherd that year. He was energetic to say the least! This little boy was a handful. During rehearsals he was all over the place. He distracted everyone and turned the director into a nervous wreck. She was really worried about how he would do during the performance.

At rehearsal all week, they had used a baby doll for baby Jesus. But during the play, the couple playing Joseph & Mary put their own baby in the manger. And our little shepherd didn't know it.

During the play, he started edging over to the manger. Suddenly he saw that it was a real, live baby and he shouted out, "He's alive!"

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