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Santa Claus still flying high in new poll

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Interestingly, there was no "Santa Claus" before the American Civil War, and the Founding Fathers of America did not encourage the celebration of Christmas because it was an English tradition.

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Santa Claus is built from several older myths and a couple real people: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Claus

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