christmas eve

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The holiday season can be a special, magical time. I have always been a huge fan of Christmas, myself, and usually, the whole month of December puts a smile on my face.

However, one of the reasons this time of year is so special is that we can often get together with family and celebrate all the good things that happened in the year. If your year has not been as good, or you can’t get together with certain family members for some reason, it may not be so special.

A lot of us found it hard to enjoy the holidays during the height of COVID since we weren’t allowed to see family and friends. This difficulty during the holidays extends to more than just pandemics, however.

Redditors have lots of stories about why Christmas Eve is already ruined for them this year.

Some of these stories are funny, and some are sad, but all of them are valid.

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U.S. Bank Employee Fired After Giving Struggling Customer $20 Out Of Her Own Pocket On Christmas Eve
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One bank's strict policy angered the dickens out of folks for this Christmas Carol's bitter ending.

Emily James, who worked as a senior banker at a US Bank call center in Portland, was fired for giving $20 of her own pocket money to a struggling customer before Christmas.

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