The Gift of the Magi
The Classic Christmas Story
By O. Henry
Narrated by Joe Bevilacqua & Lorie Kellogg / 15 minutes
In a shabby New York flat, Della sobs as she counts the few coins she has saved to buy a Christmas present for her husband, Jim. A gift worthy of her devotion will require a great sacrifice: selling her long, beautiful hair. Jim, meanwhile, has made a sacrifice for Della that is no less difficult. As they exchange gifts on Christmas Eve, the discovery of what each has done fills them with despair, until they realize that the true gifts of Christmas can be found more readily in their humble apartment than in any fine store. O. Henry paints a masterly portrait of unfaltering love, a haven from the harsh world outside. This classic Christmas short story is charmingly told by Lorie Kellogg and Joe Bevilacqua.