'It's Like Watching My Life'
How 'A Christmas Story' has become an unlikely holiday TV tradition

It's a low-budget movie about a sort-of-dysfunctional family. It follows a boy's quest for a weapon that would now be illegal at any school. It was based on a book by a man who once said, "Childhood seems good in retrospect because we were not yet aware of the basic truth: that we're all losers."..

Copyright: copyright 2001 The State Newspaper - All Rights Reserved