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Interview various families - especially big ones. How do they handle their gift giving? Does one person give everyone in the family a gift, do they draw names, do they select who gets gifts and who doesn't? How does it work? If they draw names, do they each pick one name and buy for that person? Do they each bring a same gender gift, then choose a gift of their own gender? Do girls exchange names with girls, boys with boys? How many variations can you offer your readers?