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Pastor Tells Kids Mall Santa Isn't Real, Gets Confronted By Angry Dads

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.11.2016 | Weird News

A real-life Grinch sparked outrage among parents at a Texas mall when he took it upon himself to announce to a line of children anxiously waiting to m...

Photos Reveal The Secret Lives Of Off-Season Santas

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.01.2016 | Good News

Santa Claus certainly has a presents at Christmas, but what does he do the rest of the year? This question intrigued Miami Beach-based photographer M...

New Short Video Takes Us Into The Secret World Of Mall Santas

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty

Santa Dave (aka 61-year-old Dave Morrison) is a Santa for hire. He is spending this season working at a Los Angeles mall, living in a motel nearby his...

Little Boy Asks Mall Santa To Pray With Him For Beautiful Reason

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.17.2015 | Good News

While picture time with Santa often involves, well, a picture with Santa, this little boy used his photo op for a completely selfless purpose instead....

The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Santa Photo You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.14.2015 | Parents

A moving photo of Santa going viral on Facebook shows him not with a child on his knee... but with a photo of a child who couldn't be there. Little H...

The Sweet Thing This Mall Santa Did For A Toddler With Epilepsy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.10.2015 | Parents

When 2-year-old Ryland Wade met Santa Claus at the mall for the first time, he was fast asleep as a result of an epileptic seizure that left him tired...

The Sweet Moment Santa Used Sign Language To Connect With Shy Little Girl

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.07.2015 | Good News

“Sorry, she can’t talk very well,” the mom apologized, as her daughter sat excited but shy on Santa’s lap. But that didn’t matter for the jo...

Malls Replaced Christmas Trees With Santa's Glacier. It Didn't Go Well.

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business

It was beginning to look at lot like Christmas -- except Santa's warm and friendly workshop was replaced by an artificial glacier. Simon Malls issued ...

20 Things Your Mall Santa Is Thinking

Chris Cate | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

I thought it was gross when a boy left his candy cane stuck in my beard, but my definition of gross has been redefined by this new kid who is eating it.

7-Year-Old Girl With Autism Turned Away By Mall Santa Because Of Her Service Dog

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents

Clarification: A stock photograph used previously to illustrate this story depicted a Santa Claus who was in no way associated with this incident. We ...

17 Times Santa Had More Important Sh*t To Do Than Deliver Your Presents

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Santa Claus's annual Christmas Eve global gift-delivery service has become an essential part of the Christmas season itself. But, as is true for any c...

WATCH: Mall Santa Legally Changed His Name To Santa A. Claus

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.03.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Taking a picture with Santa at the mall is a time-honored tradition for many children, and these men in uniform take their jobs very seriously -- espe...

Alice Hines

In Scrooge's Economy, Santas Back In High Demand | Alice Hines | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Even with unemployment high and older workers facing job discrimination, one business is actively recruiting the post-50 set: Santa Claus contractors....

Mall Santas Trained To Lower Children's Expectations in 'Santa School'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

Warning: This story contains content about Santa Claus, so take caution if big Santa believers are around. Not only do Santa schools exist, but th...