“The Gift of the Magi”


(1906) A short story by O. Henry. An extremely poor young couple is determined to give Christmas presents to each other. He sells his watch to buy a set of combs for her long hair, and she cuts off her hair and sells it to buy him a watch fob.

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IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

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Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
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