"Smile and Greet the Customer"Freebie:
Originally published in An Alabama Christmas
“Smile and Greet the Customer” is a short story by Kyle Strickland, author of Mars 01, Sunshine’s Night Out, and Say No to Sparkles. “Smile and Greet the Customer” is a holiday short about finding the holiday spirit amidst the chaos and capitalism of the Christmas season. It was first published in the 2007 Sweetwater Press book An Alabama Christmas alongside stories from Truman Capote, Helen Keller, Sonny Brewer, and others.