12/21/2010 01:15 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Most Hot Gift Items Are Sold Out This Year

If it seems as though some last-minute gifts aren't available, the harsh truth is: Many are not.

Items ranging from some Kindles on to Monster High dolls at Toys R Us to fleece-lined flannel shirts at L.L. Bean are getting tough -- and sometimes impossible -- to find.

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