When Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four : Mother is a tiny woman - 4'11'' - except when life demands that she draw herself up to her "full height" of 11'4.'' Christmas is one of those times. Father is opposed to celebrating Christmas, Mother is a romantic who loves every little thing about it. So every year the couple fights about whether the holiday will be celebrated in their house or not. And every year Jerry and his brothers eavesdrop nervously until their mother ensures that Christmas wins out. When things take a turn for the worst, Mother and the boys find themselves struggling with poverty and depressed circumstances. Mother tries to make the best of things, but when she loses the holiday spirit, her young sons decide to do something about it. In their attempt to help her, they discover the true meaning of Christmas.
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