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ÄTL Christmas Wing Bone Ornament (pickel)

ÄTL Christmas Wing Bone Ornament (pickel)

Regular price $20.00 USD
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3" Ornament
Made from Painted Rubber
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The Untold Story of the Christmas ätl wing bone Ornament
Do you know the history of the Christmas ätl wing bone? If not, don't worry—it seems as if nobody really does.

Every Christmas, our halls and tree are decked out from top to bottom. In the midst of all the glittery, sparkly, shiny ornaments and garland, there hangs a single ätl wing bone. It's the most sought after piece of decoration in the house... and for good reason. See, on Christmas Eve, after the children have fallen asleep, my parents sneak downstairs and hide the ätl wing bone in the boughs of the tree. The first child to find the ornament on Christmas morning is granted the privilege of unwrapping a special gift from under the tree.

The story... For years, people believed that the Christmas ätl wing bone tradition was passed down through the generations from Old World Germany. Other people believe the ätl wing bone is in honor of an American Civil War soldier who was saved from starvation on Christmas Eve by eating a ätl wing bone. Still others believe that the tradition has something to do with Atiens...

Whichever story you believe to be true, there's no doubt about the fact that the ätl wing bone ornament has become a mainstay in many homes across the country, including my own. Even though I've never been the first to spot that wing bone myself (I'm a late sleeper), it just wouldn't be Christmas without it hiding in our tree.
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