TODAY's Takeaway: Holiday party tipsiness, top Christmas movie bracket 

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Janet Shamlian takes a ride on the busiest delivery day of the year,

1. Before you head to your company’s holiday party, consider this: You may be drunker than you think when the soiree finishes.

Jeff Rossen conducted a social experiment with volunteers, proving most people’s judgment is impaired when they decide to get behind the wheel of a car.

2. Today is the busiest delivery day of the year (thank you, online shopping!). Janet Shamlian caught a ride on one of UPS’s signature brown trucks to get a first-hand look:

3. When asked to make a public service announcement for a school assignment, two Colorado teens chose a topic that surprised their teacher: eating disorders.

“When little girls see ‘You are Beautiful,’ they will realize they’re not alone,” said one woman who struggled with bulimia as a child.

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4. A group of first responders has found a way to transform tragedy into a way to help others, starting WishGivers, a non-profit that helps other first responders.

"They have to compartmentalize because they're trained to not feel so you can do your job," the non-profit's co-founder said. "How do you compartmentalize when it's your own child?"

5. Is there a holiday film you can't get through the season without watching? Maybe "Home Alone" or "It's a Wonderful Life?" Then check out our Christmas Movie Face-off Bracket.

We’ll update it daily, so stay tuned for the big announcement: the greatest Christmas movie of all time.

And that's TODAY's Takeaway!

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