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Sad, Funny, and Strange Santa Letters From 100 Years Ago

Alex Palmer | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York
Alex Palmer

My great granduncle used to answer Santa's mail. For decades, letters that kids addressed to Santa Claus went to the post office's Dead Letter Office. But in 1913, my grandma's uncle approached the postmaster with an idea of how to answer these wishes.

New York's Alternative: Firemen

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Lindsay Maizel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Finding dates in New York City can be a grueling process. Finding dates that resemble th...