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    25 Victorian Children Having A Worse Christmas Than You

    "Oh Hortense, how I do love Christmas Day, in spite of Mother's wailing."

    1. This miserable-ass herald of a happy fucking new year.

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    2. These dead-eyed children singing carols in the hopes of collecting enough change to afford a warm meal.

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    3. This girl enjoying how the snow makes her hands numb, which distracts her from her eternal malaise.

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    4. This little boy who's been left in the snowy woods because his family couldn't afford to keep him anymore.

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    "I'm ever so cold, mother...mother?"

    5. This miserable boy just hanging out with his headless dolls.

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    "END MY MISERY, MASTER."

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    6. This soaking wet loser who will almost definitely come down with tuberculosis after these poshos are done ridiculing him.

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    RIP this loser.

    7. This kid who can't get a moment's rest from his fucking reindeer.

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    "Oh, for fuck's sake."

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    8. All of these children, each one more miserable than the last.

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    "Oh, how we do love Christmas."

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    "Oh yes, I do love Christmas, just as my mother once did."

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    "Before she died of consumption on Christmas Day."

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    9. This little girl whose only friend is a fucking red squirrel.

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    10. And this lonesome boy whose penny whistle can't drown out the wailing of his widowed mother.

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    11. This little girl being forced to do some Victorian-ass vacuuming on Christmas Day.

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    "Fuck the patriarchy."

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    12. These children sent out into the cold by the master of their workhouse.

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    "If we murder Old Jeremiah Halfpenney, we will never chop wood again."

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    "And a merry murder it shall be."

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    "A murder most merry and bright."

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    13. These kids dressed up like idiots.

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    14. This little boy only enjoying Christmas because he's off his fucking nut.

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    "I can taste colours!"

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    15. This poor piece of shit being kidnapped by a pervy-ass Santa.

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    "Shiiiiiiiit."

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    16. The girl trapped under the mistletoe with this sneaky fucker.

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    "Isn't it bad enough that my entire family died of cholera?"

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    17. This servant boy spending his Christmas day serving a massive Christmas pudding to a family of wealthy bellends.

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    18. These dead-ass ghost children having a miserable fucking time in the afterlife.

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    19. This lead-poisoned boy about to be sick on his only friend's toy boat.

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    20. These sisters pretending to feed birds in order to escape the wrath of their drunken father.

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    21. These kids collecting wood so that they don't freeze to death in their beds.

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    "Move quickly, Mary, or we shall never wake to see Christmas Day."

    "That wouldn't be a very Happy Christmas at all, John."

    22. These kids experiencing whatever the fuck's happening here.

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    RIP these kids.

    23. This rich bastard who's terrified he'll be made to do a piano recital after dinner.

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    "But I haven't had enough time to practice, Mother."

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    24. This pair going for a miserable-ass Christmas walk.

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    "Perhaps the coming year shall bring us less misfortune, James."

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    "Perhaps it shall, Winifred."

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    "Or, James, perhaps we shall be more miserable still."

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    25. And finally, this kid riding a butterfly to escape her miserable-ass existence.

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    "Buhbyyyye."

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