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Video rewind: 'Tis the season to fight for a toy

  • Finding a Cabbage Patch Kid was brutal for parents of the '80s
  • In 1998, Furbys were hard to find

Back in the 1980s, the hottest toy on every kids' Christmas list was a Cabbage Patch Kid. The demand was so bad that parents braved long lines and short tempers just to make sure their kids had one for the holidays. 

Here's a look at parents nearly beating each other up for the "it" toy of Christmases past.

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