A Russian village in the 20th century; Alexi, a boy full of questions; a babushka brimming with memories--and Christmas approaching. The church has been closed for 60 years. But once it was "as crowded as a pod full of peas."
"Why can't we celebrate Christmas tomorrow in St. Nicholas?" Alexi asks.
The answer is that it would take a miracle . . .
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