Nicholas was a Bishop who was known for his generosity and kindness to children. At least one miracle was attributed to him by the Catholic Church. The legend began in fourth century Myra in Asia Minor, which today is known as Turkey.
Wikipedia has a great article giving all of the information you could ever want to know about Santa Claus. The current figure we know in popular culture is a creation of several different mythologies that have been combined and altered over the years.
by Divya Merh 19 months ago
What or Who is Santa Claus for you? What does he really mean to you?Xmas is almost here and I started wondering about the same question I think about during every Xmas season that what people really think of Santa Claus?
by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS 3 years ago
When I was a child, my parent told me that Santa delivered all the goodies that were under the tree. I later found out at school from fellow students that there was no such person. I didn’t tell my parents that I knew better but continued until they understood that I had to know better.I never...
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If you were to find out there really is a Santa Claus after all, but kept secret so he can only answer the most worthwhile wishes.....what would you ask of him???Ho Ho Ho!!!
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