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Santa's Forgotten Letters posted in Christmas Ads and Commercials

What if Santa knocked on your door and gave you something you asked for 40 years earlier?

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Santa DCallender

I hope he finds the one I sent asking for a Corvette.

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Elf Gary

I hope he finds the one I sent asking for a Corvette.

I hope he does too, i was too Poor to ask for anything, Why ask when you know nothing will come of it?

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Santa James H

I grew up very poor and never wrote santa, I have the best Christmas presents of them all. A wounderful careing wife, three beautiful .healthy step grandchildern. I have enough money now not to worry about a whole lot which is 10times more than my mom and dad ever had. So I got the best Christmas Wish Ever.

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Kris Claus

Wow, very touching. I think I wrote Santa once or twice. Now I realize the importance of using a return address. :rolleyes:

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SantaCraig

I honestly do not recall ever writing a letter to Santa and mailing it. I used to write Santa a letter and leave it by the milk and cookies. The one that I actually remember writing expressed interest in him (Santa) leaving me either a reindeer or my own personal elf......I didn't get either :confused:

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Felix Estridge

Living in a very rural area, we had our own traditions. To get a letter to Santa, we sent it "on the wind". The tradition was that you would burn the letter you'd written to Santa, whether in your fireplace or just light it outside, and you'd watch the ashes fly away (up the chimney or into the air outside) and go via the wind to the North Pole where the elves magically put the letter back together and Santa knew what you wanted.

I still prefer to discuss with children this particular method of getting one's letter to Santa. If their parents are listening, you should see their expressions! Their mouths start to slowly fall open with wonder! The closer to Christmas it gets, the more I emphasize this with children who say they don't have a list together yet and then I tell them about this, being the fastest way to get their list to Santa. They are so full of excitement because Santa has shared a great secret with them.

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SantaCraig

Great Story Felix! I may have to use that one this year.....but I am sure the Post office doens't like that since they don't get their stamp money ;-)

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Santa DCallender

I hope he does too, i was too Poor to ask for anything, Why ask when you know nothing will come of it?

After thinking about this some I did get a Corvette one year it was plastic and about 12 inches long.

We were not rich growing up and only got a few things each year part of which was socks, underwear and PJs. Christmas was more about family then getting things from Santa or anyone else for that matter. We could always depend on getting new knitted slippers from my Grandmother we had so many of them that you never had to look for a pair if you needed one.

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SCSanta

The folks at Coca Cola are simply brilliant! What a wonderful video. Well, I guess I'll be back when I can pull myself together... :cry:

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Sinter Noel

All i can say is that is just wonderful .Santa meant so much to us when we were kids and he still dose in our hearts today.

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