Christmas Christmas

The Gingerbread Demolition lets people destroy gingerbread houses for charity. Kim Lajoie/Courtesy of The Gingerbread Demolition Crew hide caption

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Queen Elizabeth II after recording her Christmas Day broadcast to the Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace on Dec. 24, 2016 in London, England. Yui Mok/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Nancy Reagan sits on the knee of Mr. T, dressed as Santa Claus, and gives him a peck on the head, as he joined her for a preview of the White House Christmas decor in 1983. Ira Schwarz/AP hide caption

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No Matter The Menu, Wertheimer's New Mexico Family Comes To The Table

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Jolly old Santa himself. Unpictured: the sweat, pain and — possibly? — tears that went into tracing his form on the map. Owen Delaney/Courtesy of Strava hide caption

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