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Dec 10 2012, 04:21 PM
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Dec 10 2012, 03:47 PM
Victor got one last year but Sami has never had one.
Oh, right. I was going to complain about this, but actually, it makes sense to me. The only people who shouldn't have one, imo are Sami and Johnny, unless they make one for Syd, too.
I could see the Johnny connection...his twin is a Horton, it fits a bit better, and I don't get the Victor thing though....he should never have an ornament on that tree....
I don't think the twin thing matters at all, unless they're going to start giving ornaments to everyone else's half siblings as well. Victor makes sense to me because Maggie was married to Mickey and loyal to the Hortons for so long that she is a Horton, AFAIC, which makes her husband and children Hortons.
It's very common (in my experience, at least) for one (young) sibling to get something simply because another (young) sibling is. Birthday gifts, for example -- if one sibling is having a birthday party, everyone that I know will purchase a small gift for the other sibling(s) as well, so that they don't feel left out. This continues until the kids are old enough to understand why they don't deserve gifts on another person's birthday.

Based on that, I find it perfectly acceptable to give Johnny an ornament so that he doesn't feel left out. :shrug:

I don't really have a problem with Victor receiving an ornament, either. This debate over who is or isn't a "real" Horton doesn't make sense to me, given all of the adoptions and such in the family. The Horton family is a blended family, and Tom and Alice weren't really in the business of excluding people for arbitrary reasons. I can't imagine Alice ever denying one of Maggie's kids an ornament simply because he wasn't a fan favorite or the storyline that made him one of her kids was contrived.

What bothers me is the people who should have an ornament, but don't -- like Marlena. However, that doesn't mean that it's okay to exclude other people just because Marlena has been excluded.
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