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Thats why my grandma would put an orange in our stockings
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ok so While I never got fruit my hubby says he did as a kid.we got gifts and candy.
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I know many older folks who say in days past they were the happiest kids in town if they woke up Christmas morning and found a orange and candy in their socks, and if nuts were there too....WooooHoooooo
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Just to update further after reading in a book, the tradition is for a tangerine to be placed in your stocking they were once considered very rare/exotic fruit and were only usually found in December.
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Growing up, we always got an orange in our stoxking but i just thought it was something my parents wanted to put in out stockings, never knew it had a reason behind it.
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