Christmas, the one day in the year when hearts should be free and gay, when life on earth should be heaven. A poor man, the father of a young child, wants his offspring to have a Christmas such as every child is deserving of. He is penniless. For the love of his child he commits burglary. A happy Christmas morn is the result. The father is arrested. Broncho Billy, the sheriff, with a true and loyal Christmas spirit, sends the storekeeper a check for the amount of the goods stolen by the poor man, and frees the father to enjoy the remainder of the holiday with his wife and baby.
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