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Continued: Touring the 'Christmas Story' house

  • Article by: MICHAEL SCHUMAN , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 21, 2013 - 3:24 PM

Should you venture into the gift shop, you will be eye to leg with female leg lamps in all shapes and sizes, as well as in the forms of night lights and cookie cutters, inside snow globes and as a string of Christmas lights. If you buy an “A Christmas Story” candy bar, don’t rush to throw away the wrapper. At the bottom of the box is an altered facsimile of the Little Orphan Annie Secret Society hidden message Ralphie waited so anxiously to decipher.

In this case, the hidden message reads — what else — “Don’t forget to eat your chocolate.”

 

Travel writer Michael Schuman lives in Keene, N.H.

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