Alright, so it’s time to play ‘guess who wrote a Christmas story?’ Today’s candidate was probably better known for everything else but wrote one Christmas tale. He was born on September 9th, 1828 on a family estate in Russia. He died November 20th, 1910. He influenced Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King through his writings, among others.
He also wrote, in between writing stories about the time he lived in and founding schools for serfs, a tale called “Papa Panov’s Special Christmas.” Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring you Leo Tolstoy:
“Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.” – Leo Tolstoy.
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See you next week!