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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008
Photo by Margie Wuebker/The Daily Standard

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.

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