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Sabri Canaan, 30, dons a Santa suit to deliver presents as Baba Noel (Father Christmas) on Christmas Eve in Bethlehem. His driver Mohammed Battah (left) briefs him on the list of children receiving gifts. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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It's been 50 years since Philadelphia Eagles fans pelted Santa with snow balls from the stands. Some people say they are ashamed of what happened that day, while others remain unapologetic. Alex Pantling/Getty Images hide caption

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Philly Frustration, 1968: 'The Day That They Were All Against Everything'

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Adam Roseman, 52, and Rick Rosenthal, 66, pose after their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta. Brenda Ford/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Is Jewish, But Being Santa Is His Calling

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Larry Jefferson was the first black Santa Claus at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Courtesy of The Santa Experience hide caption

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Black Santa Claus Is A Hit At Mall Of America, But Faces An Online Backlash

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A trade card from the 1880s depicts a Santa Claus figure in a bird-themed sleigh pulled by reindeer as they are about the land on a rooftop to deliver presents from the huge sack of gifts. Getty Images hide caption

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Twain's 'Letter From Santa Claus,' A Gift For All Ages

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Col. Harry Shoup came to be known as the "Santa Colonel." He died in 2009. Courtesy of NORAD hide caption

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NORAD's Santa Tracker Began With A Typo And A Good Sport

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Eric Kaplan has written for various shows, including The Big Bang Theory, Futurama and Flight of the Concords. Stephanie Diani/Dutton hide caption

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A Funny Philosopher Tackles A Tough Query: 'Does Santa Exist?'

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