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For Some, Charitable Donations Replace Traditional Gifts

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For Some, Charitable Donations Replace Traditional Gifts

For Some, Charitable Donations Replace Traditional Gifts

For Some, Charitable Donations Replace Traditional Gifts

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Amid the buy, buy, buy of this holiday season, another concept has taken hold: give, give, give. Increasingly, popular catalogs and some retail stores allow people to donate practical gifts such as a dairy goat or a water buffalo to countries in need, in honor of friends and family. NPR's Margot Adler reports.