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Away from the Manger: Creating from Nothing During the Holidays

Away from the Manger: Creating from Nothing During the Holidays

Mert and I are visiting my family in Boston for Christmas. My sister and her husband are at work and the rest of the family is arriving tomorrow. Mert and I took a walk around Brookline and found a nativity scene with no Jesus in it.

I immediately thought about finding something irreverent to put into the spot. A potato? No. But how enticing and powerful—and different—an absence is from a presence.