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Nativity Sheep Raise Questions

Posted December 24, 2021

“Why do the sheep have to be here?” my eight-year-old grandson, Parker, asks. I suspect they’re scaring him, even though he and his younger sister are standing behind the three-foot-high barrier between the nativity animals and the audience. During our visit to a local church’s live nativity the sheep trigger questions from our grandchildren. I…

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