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Denmark Air Force Makes Amends for Reindeer Loss

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Denmark Air Force Makes Amends for Reindeer Loss

Denmark Air Force Makes Amends for Reindeer Loss

Denmark Air Force Makes Amends for Reindeer Loss

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Denmark Air Force says it took seriously a letter from Santa complaining that two of its fighter jets had given his reindeer Rudolph a heart attack. Now, kids, this is not the Santa nor the Rudolph of red-nose fame. The Danish reindeer wasn't flying, but rather grazing quietly, when jets blasting overhead scared him to death. The Danish Santa has been given $5,000 by the Air Force to buy a new reindeer in time for Christmas.