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Jolly Ol' Saint Nicholas:
The Historical Person Behind
Santa Claus.

For many, Santa Claus is a kindly, portly old man who shows up on 25 December and brings presents to all the good little boys and girls.  What’s the true skinny on this portly elf? Saint Nicholas was born in 280 AD in the city of Patara in Asia Minor. . . what today we call Turkey.  His parents were quite rich, and raised him   Read More. . .

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