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Win an African Banana Fiber Nativity!

December 11, 2014

Artisans in Kenya and Uganda use the fiber of banana palm trees to form the figures in this all-natural, African nativity scene. The star-topped box transforms into a stable for Mary, Joseph, and Jesus. Surrounding the holy family are three wise men bearing gifts, a lamb, and three shepherds playing musical instruments are also represented. Ten figures in total are included, each an impressively handcrafted sculpture. Retail value is $36. One nativity will be given to a randomly selected winner. Contest runs from 1:30 PM on 12/11 to 1:30 PM on 12/19. Thank you for entering and checking out our site! a Rafflecopter giveaway A special thank you to Lucky Contests, Contest Girl, ContestBee, SweepsAdvantage, SweepstakesBug, InfiniteSweeps, OnlineSweepstakes, DoublePrizes, About Contests,...

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