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The remarkable story behind Longfellow's 'Christmas Bells'
Casting Crowns: 'I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day'
Pastor Bill Mitchell of Boca Raton Community Church in Florida shares the true story behind the well-known Christmas poem “Christmas Bells,” written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Mark Hall and Casting Crowns recorded a variation of the poem in their 2008 song "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day."
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