From EAG News:
FLORENCE, S.C. – In the classic Dr. Seuss tale, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the dreadful Mr. Grinch is reformed at the end.
After spending Christmas Eve robbing the village of Whoville of its mistletoe, wreaths, gifts and the “roast beast” meant for Christmas dinner, he finds himself holding hands with the residents the next morning, merrily singing Christmas carols.
His heart grew three sizes that day, as the story goes.
But for every reformed Grinch, a new one seems to materialize every year.
The latest comes in the form of an organization called the American Humanist Association (AHA), which apparently dislikes anything connected with religion.
The folks at the AHA recently learned that the Florence, South Carolina public school district has long been endorsing a charity called Operation Christmas Child, which encourages Americans to donate shoe boxes filled with toys and other gifts for needy children around the world.
Operation Christmas Child was established by the Rev. Franklin Graham and is operated by a Christian outreach organization called Samaritan’s Purse, according to WBTW News 13.
So every year thousands of less fortunate kids received a dose of holiday cheer due to the efforts of this charity. Most of the children probably don’t care, one way or the other, that the toys come from an organization that wants them to know the “true meaning of Christmas – the birth of Christ.”
Many of them probably receive few if any other gifts at any time of year, and likely cherish the…