If Twitter Had Been Around on It's A Wonderful Life's Christmas Eve

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How did people ever survive without Twitter?

Luckily, it is now a strictly theoretical question, as we are comfortably ensconced in a world where we are kept updated on what very casual acquaintances are having for lunch, or whether that one person who occasionally provides a newsy update is currently being annoyed by the person ahead of him at the supermarket cashier.

On that momentous Christmas Eve in Bedford Falls, when George Bailey learned that It's a Wonderful Life, they had no Twitter.

But if they did.....

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