What is the meaning of Christmas to those that celebrate this day? Use the Internet to answer these questions, or discuss them with other students. What do you think is the meaning of the title, “The Christmas Gift,” in this story? What ideas come to your mind when you think of Christmas gifts?
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
He witnessed a horrendous accident which took place when the driver of a truck ran a red light and collided with the car of Sandra Jenkins.
While others looked on in horror, Anderson jumped out of his vehicle and crawled into the car through the shattered rear window to try to free the infant. Anderson was miraculously able to pull the baby to safety.
Anderson was miraculously able to pull the baby to safety. While the child came out of the accident virtually unscathed, Anderson suffered third degree burns over 80 percent of his body.
Then, in between sobs, he went on to reveal that the man that pulled her from the flames was his own father he never knew.
Aaron's father was on a mission of love that fateful Christmas Eve in the process of distributing care packages to needy families in the area.