While youngsters want everything, area residents generally agree that what they really want for Christmas is happiness and good health for their families.
Residents were asked to complete the sentence, ‘All I want for Christmas is…’
Linda King says all she really wants for Christmas is ‘Health and happiness for our families.’
She says her kids won’t be visiting until after Christmas because they’ve had the flu. In addition, her husband, Larry, is still harvesting this year’s crop.
Curtis Schrader, city manager for the City of Sundown, says all he really wants for Christmas is for his two kids to be happy. ‘Both are pursuing their dreams. I’ve always told them to do what you like, what you have a passion for….As long as they’re happy and healthy, that’s the best Christmas gift I could get.’