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Denis - San Diego, California, USA
Denis in California told Aleteia that he "decided to keep 2020 simple. Just 2 pieces, Joseph embracing Mary, and Mary holding Jesus." He said the Nativity figures were hand-carved from olive wood by a Catholic craftsman in Bethlehem, one whom Denis said is among the "rapidly dwindling Christian residents of Bethlehem."

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