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Hoda, Beirut 2015

Hoda loved to celebrate Christmas surrounded by her eight children and 7 grandchildren. She died in 2013. Since then, this period of the year has a special meaning for her family. When I asked Mario, her youngest son, what’s the secret behind his catching energy and joy when decorating the Christmas tree with his young nieces and nephews, he simply said: “I do it for her”.