Natalie James eats her gingerbread cookie

December 19, 2013 | 5:19 p.m. CST
Natalie James, 10, a fifth-grader at Stephens College Children's School, tries to eat the gingerbread woman she made Thursday. Her petition to decorate gingerbread people during class was inspired by a class activity where students read stories about gingerbread men and wrote their own stories with their own gingerbread characters.

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