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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Santas converge on Copenhagen

Hmmm...     (Public Domain)
During the off-season, life can get a bit dull at the North Pole.  Any Santa worth his snow would therefore hightail it off to Copenhagen.

There he would find many like-minded saints:  140 to be exact.  That’s how many attended the annual World Santa Claus Congress this year.  They represented 12 different countries and thousands of delighted children.

So what goes on at a Claus reunion?  Do the big guys exchange gifts and eat sugar cookies?  Turns out there’s “some sightseeing, a foot bath in the sea, Christmas cake baking and storytelling for the children.”  Not to mention a heated debate about when Christmas Eve should really be…


Copyright July 23, 2016 by Linda Van Slyke   All Rights Reserved

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