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Hearty Gifts Such As The Della And Jim´S In The Gift Of The Magi

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The story of “The Gift of the MAGI” by O. Henry is about a couple, Della and Jim, who trying to make each other happy by buying gift in Christmas day. Unfortunately, they are very poor, and the only valuable things they have are Della’s beautiful hair and Jim’s gold watch. Since Della does not have enough money to buy Jim a gift, she sells her hair. After shopping in too many places, Della buys Jim a chain for his watch. She is sad for her hair, but happy that she could get him a gift, and she hopes that Jim likes him with a short hair. The time comes for exchanging gift and Jim gives Della a small box. Inside the box were to expensive combs for Della’s beautiful long hair. She is sad, bit she cannot wait to give the gift she has for Jim. Della shows the chain and she wants to see the chain and the watch together. Then, Jim puts his hands behind him and says “Della lets put the gifts away, they are too good us now”. He sold the watch to get her the combs. Although they lost their only two treasures of their house, they tried to make each other happy. Like Magi who give gifts, Della and Jim were very wise. Likewise, I received and gave some gifts that were wise and meaningful to me.
I like surprises, so last Christmas I wanted to surprises my best friend who wanted to leave California for a long time. She had her flight a day before Christmas, and we would be so far away since she was moving to Alaska. We went sopping, and unlike anyone else, I was pretending that I need a new tablet. Well, not that I needed one, but I wanted to buy one for my best friend. Since I had seen her using mine a lot, I knew that would be something that can make her happy. Therefore, I was asking her opinion almost about everything to make sure that she would like her surprise more than any other gifts. I purchased the model and the color that she liked. Then, we came home and I opened the box just to make sure that she believes that is not for her. I was setting up the tablet, downloading all the app that she like, and putting all the pictures that we had together. I...

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