When I was in 2nd grade, my teacher was Irene Bilger. I loved this woman. When it was time to go to 3rd grade I asked for her to hold me back because I didn't want to leave her.
Anyway let's go back to Christmas 1962/
As Christmas approached one day we found wrapped gifts above the blackboards, in a perfect line. Each gift had a name on it. Each gift was the same size, different wrapping paper and every morning before the bell would ring we would look up at those gifts and wondered what could be inside.
One day Mrs. Bilger was called to the front office. That's when I convinced this boy (for some reason I think it was Rex) to climb on her chair and open one of the gifts. He did. Inside the box was this: