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The real Santa: St. Nicholas

Santa Claus was once real in the form of Saint Nicholas. Before there were mall Santas and sidewalk Santas and lots of ho ho ho-ing, there was Nicholas, an early Christian bishop who hailed from the Greek maritime city of Myra in Asia Minor in what is present-day Turkey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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