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Mom Threatened with Lawsuit after Son Spills the Beans on Santa Claus

MSN.com
5 October 2015

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A Southern California mom who has yet to be identified was stunned after she was sent a nasty letter from a law firm threatening to slap her with a civil lawsuit. The reason for the suit? Her son told some of his fellow classmates that Santa Claus didn't exist.

Reddit user crazy_moms_throwaway recently posted a thread on Reddit describing the bizarre situation. Reportedly, the single mother's son told a group of his classmates that Santa Claus wasn't real. The children, of course, mentioned what they had learned at school that day to their parents—and their parents were quick to act.

Soon after the incident, the mom received a courier notice from what she described as a "well-known, local, elite law firm." Apparently, her son's Santa slip-up allegedly resulted in the other's children experiencing "emotional damage," and was overall "[a] flagrant disregard to parental rights" that also facilitated "the loss of innocence of child wonderment."

The letter, which contained the names of 8 children who had learned the true secret of Christmas, alleged that the kids were "traumatized" by her son's "negligent actions." The notice also demanded that the boy stay away from his friends at all times, and that any interaction between the boy and the group of kids should be cut off.

But that isn't all. Besides threatening to sue, the law firm also insisted that the mom is now obligated to pay for a "fully interactive Santa Experience." Um, what? A "Santa Experience" means that the mom now has to hire a Santa impersonator for a party to be hosted at one of the kid's houses, in which Santa will hand out presents, sing songs with the "affected" children and generally spread good Christmas cheer (all on the mom's dime). The purpose of the party, as stated by the letter, is to "reverse the damage [her] son caused and re-spark the child like wonderment that surrounds the holidays."

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SOURCE: http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/family/mom-threatened-with-lawsuit-after-son-spills-the-beans-on-santa-claus/ar-AAf7YHV?li=BBgzzfc

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A Southern California mom who has yet to be identified was stunned after she was sent a nasty letter from a law firm threatening to slap her with a civil lawsuit. The reason for the suit? Her son told some of his fellow classmates that Santa Claus didn't exist.

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Santa Ian

Have those Moms and Dads gone nutso? So little Johnny spills the beans on the Christmas Deal. It happens, if not this year then next year. Along the way somebody will get around to big-noting themselves in front of the peers and spilling the beans on all sorts of topics. You know it. I know it. Everybody that has gone to School knows it. Why should this be such news to the other Parents? Why should they think that they can exploit the legal system to try to put the Christmas Genie back in the bottle when it simply wont go back there.

Suggesting they hold a party, sorry - a fully interactive Santa Experience -  in order to rebuild the "Magic" is just adding insult to injury... Rubbish!

BTW, this tale has been carried in newspapers across the globe including Down-under:
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/family-life/ek-family-home/parents-threaten-to-sue-mum-after-son-ruins-santa-for-classmates-20150921-gjrdty.html

 

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We need more of this. people should be FORCED to pay very large fees for my services. In fact, there outta be a law! AND...everyone should be forced to purchase my services and, if they can't afford my services, then the government should provide them with a subsidy and pay it directly to me. AND...these subsidies will allow me charge even higher prices!  AND...since everyone is scared of the IRS we should have them enforce it. AND...Oh wait...we  already got something like that. Never mind.

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