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Old 12-12-2011, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Bonnie View Post
How Santa Claus came to be:
A few points:

- The article kind of glosses over it but essentially Christmas was not celebrated in early America. The Puritans didn't celebrate it. It did not become widely celebrated until deep into the 1800s. Dicken's A Christmas Carol was