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What children want for Christmas

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What children want for Christmas

<p><em>Reuters photographers around the world asked children to draw what they wanted to receive from Santa for Christmas.</em></p> <h3>A bunny rabbit</h3> <p>Jaedene, five, living in Las Pinas, Metro Manila, Philippine, wants a pet bunny (rabbit) because her mum doesn’t allow her to have a pet dog or cat yet. </p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-Jaedene5.jpg" style="width:100%;"/> <br /> <h3>A police motorbike</h3> <p>David Arias, five – who was asked at <span class="caps">UCLA</span> Medical Center in Santa Monica, California, U.S -, wants to get a police motorbike for Christmas.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-david.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>‘Parents to be friends again’</h3> <p>Mila, 10, from Skopje, <span class="caps">FYRO</span> Macedonia, wants her parents to be friends again.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-mila10.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Pet harmony</h3> <p>“I want all the dogs to love all the cats,” said Zofie Cizkova, eight, from Prague, Czech Republic.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-zofie8.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>A computer</h3> <p>Tom Alves, 10, living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, had wanted a video game, but changed his mind, saying he instead wants a computer as on a computer he can do “more things other than playing”.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-tom10.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>World peace</h3> <p>Dora, eight, from Zagreb, Croatia, wants to get ‘love and peace in the world’ for Christmas. And, for herself, a diary.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-dora8.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Good health</h3> <p>Lynn Habbouche, six, who suffers from leukaemia, said she only wants to recover and an iPad. She lives in Beirut, Lebanon.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-lynn6.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Fairy garden</h3> <p>Raphaela Bernard, four, from Altadena, California, US, wants a fairy garden.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-raphaela4.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Garden gifts</h3> <p>Taj, 10, from Encinitas, California, US, would like fruit trees for his new home and a leaf blower to help clean his garden.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-taj10.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Warm clothes</h3> <p>Alicia, four, from the indigenous community Tarahumara in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, wants a winter jacket and clothes for her cousins.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351822/670x884_bonus-alicia4.jpg" style="width:100%;"/><br /> <h3>Comic books</h3> <p>Natsuki Ariga, nine, wants to get comic books on Japanese and world history. </p> <p>“Santa gives me a present every year for working hard. That’s why I practice Electone (Yamaha’s electronic organ), abacus and track and field very hard, “ said the boy, who lives in Tokyo, Japan.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/35/18/351864/670x884_bonus-natsuki9.jpg" style="width:100%;"/>