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How Santa Claus, Indiana Saves Christmas SmartHERNews

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Have you heard of Santa Claus, Indiana?
Founded in 1856, this town serves as one of the main destinations for "Dear Santa" letters from all over the world.
And this happened, in many ways, because one family took the reins (no reindeer jokes ... yet).
Meet 92-year-old Mrs. Koch (pronounced "Cook"). She holds many titles – including Santa's daughter, Chief Elf, and founder of the Santa Claus Museum – preserving the stories of the past that she now shares with us, including:
How Santa Claus, IN got its name How a WW1 veteran became Santa's best helper How the team receives and responds to tens of thousands of letters mailed from around the world. A perfect news break for anyone who needs a little Christmas spirit – or has some to spare! We hope this interview leaves you with one thought this season ... "Believe!"
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Have you heard of Santa Claus, Indiana?
Founded in 1856, this town serves as one of the main destinations for "Dear Santa" letters from all over the world.
And this happened, in many ways, because one family took the reins (no reindeer jokes ... yet).
Meet 92-year-old Mrs. Koch (pronounced "Cook"). She holds many titles – including Santa's daughter, Chief Elf, and founder of the Santa Claus Museum – preserving the stories of the past that she now shares with us, including:
How Santa Claus, IN got its name How a WW1 veteran became Santa's best helper How the team receives and responds to tens of thousands of letters mailed from around the world. A perfect news break for anyone who needs a little Christmas spirit – or has some to spare! We hope this interview leaves you with one thought this season ... "Believe!"
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Thank you for supporting SmartHER News! You keep us ad-free and independent. Please consider joining our insider service SCOOP or grabbing some gear in our SmartHER shop. 

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