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Christmas Eve candlelight service at First United Methodist Church begins with announcement of “Christmas Miracle” – four $120 tickets to the Sugar Bowl had arrived unsolicited in the mail. (An Ann Arbor school is participating in the event, which is a game of American football to be played in New Orleans.) Some University of Alabama fans in Georgia mistakenly believed their team, the Crimson Tide, would be participating in the game and purchased the tickets early. Also good Methodists, the Alabama fans sent the tickets northward. There will be a drawing.

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