ANOTHER WORLD TODAY: CHRISTMAS IN BAY CITY!
"Merry Christmas, Mom!" Charlie, with a squealing Lori Ann perched on her hip, the baby dressed in a red and green plaid party dress with matching hair ribbon, greeted Frankie, still in her bathrobe and more than a little bit groggy, as she descended the stairs.
Charlie stepped aside to reveal Felicia, Lucas, Morgan and Dean standing there, each bearing a festively-wrapped gift, each game to echo, "Surprise!"
"I — " Frankie looked from one to the other, unable to summon up a single, appropriate response beyond. "What?"
"Merry Christmas, darling," Felicia stepped forward to kiss Frankie on the cheek. And, while she was there, smooth down a bit of her wayward hair and brush a few stray threads from her robe. After all, there was never a reason not to look one's best.
"What are you doing here?" Frankie wondered if she were dreaming.
"It was Charlie's idea," Morgan said, precariously balancing a gift box with one arm against the cast on the other. "She arranged all this."
Her daughter shrugged. "I thought today would be hard for you. You know, because of Dad... and last year."
The surprises keep coming for Frankie, Jamie and Steven bond over past hurts while Marley and Sarah warily face the future, Rachel struggles to snap Carl out of his unexpected funk, Matt attempts to put Jasmine's mind at ease, and Amanda lays some harsh truths on Allie.
It's Christmas Day in Bay City at: http://www.anotherworldtoday.com/2010/2010_85p2.html
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