The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)

The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)

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by C.D. Reimer
     
 

Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll for my baby niece in the early 1980s. A violent incident that would forever changed my life.

A shorter version of this 950-word essay was first published in Soft

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Overview

Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll for my baby niece in the early 1980s. A violent incident that would forever changed my life.

A shorter version of this 950-word essay was first published in Soft Whispers Magazine (November 2009).

"So funny. Having had two young daughters at that time I well remember trying to find the dolls. Story is not an exaggeration." - Anonymous

"Having been among the frazzled parents trying to get that Cabbage Patch doll, this story accurately describes my own behavior." - JWReader

"Imagine grown people assaulting each other over a very un-baby-like looking doll." - Chris Watson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011163517
Publisher:
C.D. Reimer
Publication date:
12/19/2010
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
248,929
File size:
0 MB

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