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12/23/09: Santa Claus - A Biography

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By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Christmas is fast approaching and some of you may be expecting a visit from that jolly Santa Claus Thursday night. (If you've been good that is.) But just who is this man that will magically slide down your chimney? His family tree goes back to the fourth century Bishop of Myra, Saint Nicholas, and with the passing generations, his story has changed to suit the times. Historian Gerry Bowler joins Doug Wednesday for a biographical look at Santa Claus.

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