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For Some, Charitable Donations Replace Traditional Gifts

Amid the buy, buy, buy of this holiday season, another concept has taken hold: give, give, give. Increasingly, popular catalogs and some retail stores allow people to donate practical gifts such as a dairy goat or a water buffalo to countries in need, in honor of friends and family. NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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Margot Adler died on July 28, 2014 at her home in New York City. She was 68 and had been battling cancer. Listen to NPR Correspondent David Folkenflik's retrospective on her life and career
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