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Here comes Santa Claus

People dressed as Santa Claus enjoy the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

People dressed as Santa Claus enjoy the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

People dressed as Santa Claus enjoy the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A professional diver dressed as Santa Claus entertains school children in a huge aquarium inside a Ocean Park in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A professional diver dressed as Santa Claus entertains school children in a huge aquarium inside a Ocean Park in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A professional diver dressed as Santa Claus entertains school children in a huge aquarium inside a Ocean Park in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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People dressed as Santa Claus parade during the Santa Claus summit in Rakvere, Estonia. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People dressed as Santa Claus parade during the Santa Claus summit in Rakvere, Estonia. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People dressed as Santa Claus parade during the Santa Claus summit in Rakvere, Estonia. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man dressed as Santa Claus waits to have his photo taken with children at a primary school in Managua, Nicaragua. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

A man dressed as Santa Claus waits to have his photo taken with children at a primary school in Managua, Nicaragua. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

A man dressed as Santa Claus waits to have his photo taken with children at a primary school in Managua, Nicaragua. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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David Prados Fernandez, 44, adjusts his fake beard as he prepares to impersonate Santa Claus at La Casa de Papa Noel (Santa Claus Home) at the Real Casa de Postas in central Madrid, Spain. Prados Fernandez, who never got the Santa Claus experience as a kid, has been working as Santa Claus in different venues for the past seven years. REUTERS/Susana Vera

David Prados Fernandez, 44, adjusts his fake beard as he prepares to impersonate Santa Claus at La Casa de Papa Noel (Santa Claus Home) at the Real Casa de Postas in central Madrid, Spain. Prados Fernandez, who never got the Santa Claus experience as...more

David Prados Fernandez, 44, adjusts his fake beard as he prepares to impersonate Santa Claus at La Casa de Papa Noel (Santa Claus Home) at the Real Casa de Postas in central Madrid, Spain. Prados Fernandez, who never got the Santa Claus experience as a kid, has been working as Santa Claus in different venues for the past seven years. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Nikolai Vasilyev, 64, dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, water-skis along the Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Vasilyev, former teacher of the Siberian State Aerospace University, constructed the water skis out of plastic foam and designed the sticks to propel him forward, while travelling on the water surface. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Nikolai Vasilyev, 64, dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, water-skis along the Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Vasilyev, former teacher of the Siberian State Aerospace University,...more

Nikolai Vasilyev, 64, dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, water-skis along the Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Vasilyev, former teacher of the Siberian State Aerospace University, constructed the water skis out of plastic foam and designed the sticks to propel him forward, while travelling on the water surface. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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Icelander Einar Sveinsson, dressed as Santa Claus, signs the cast of Ely Daniela Vasquez during a visit to the Benjamin Bloom National Children Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Icelander Einar Sveinsson, dressed as Santa Claus, signs the cast of Ely Daniela Vasquez during a visit to the Benjamin Bloom National Children Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Icelander Einar Sveinsson, dressed as Santa Claus, signs the cast of Ely Daniela Vasquez during a visit to the Benjamin Bloom National Children Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a zip line towards the Pigeon Rock "Rawshe" to light the Christmas tree in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir

A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a zip line towards the Pigeon Rock "Rawshe" to light the Christmas tree in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir

A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a zip line towards the Pigeon Rock "Rawshe" to light the Christmas tree in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir
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People dressed as Santa Claus run during a Christmas race in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People dressed as Santa Claus run during a Christmas race in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People dressed as Santa Claus run during a Christmas race in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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The driver of a Maerlitram (fairy tram), dressed as a Santa Claus, walks past a car which crashed into the tram in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Angelika Gruber

The driver of a Maerlitram (fairy tram), dressed as a Santa Claus, walks past a car which crashed into the tram in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Angelika Gruber

The driver of a Maerlitram (fairy tram), dressed as a Santa Claus, walks past a car which crashed into the tram in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Angelika Gruber
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People dressed as Santa Claus row during a Christmas regatta in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People dressed as Santa Claus row during a Christmas regatta in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People dressed as Santa Claus row during a Christmas regatta in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Participants take part in the annual race know as "Run Santa Run" at Fundidora Park in Monterey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Participants take part in the annual race know as "Run Santa Run" at Fundidora Park in Monterey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Participants take part in the annual race know as "Run Santa Run" at Fundidora Park in Monterey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A man dressed as Santa Claus enjoys the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A man dressed as Santa Claus enjoys the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A man dressed as Santa Claus enjoys the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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People wearing Santa Claus outfits take part in a charity race for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

People wearing Santa Claus outfits take part in a charity race for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

People wearing Santa Claus outfits take part in a charity race for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
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Revellers dressed in Santa costumes sit on a Trafalgar Square lion as they take part in Santacon, a global annual event in which people dress up in Santa costumes and parade around various cities to celebrate Christmas, in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Revellers dressed in Santa costumes sit on a Trafalgar Square lion as they take part in Santacon, a global annual event in which people dress up in Santa costumes and parade around various cities to celebrate Christmas, in London. REUTERS/Peter...more

Revellers dressed in Santa costumes sit on a Trafalgar Square lion as they take part in Santacon, a global annual event in which people dress up in Santa costumes and parade around various cities to celebrate Christmas, in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Revellers dressed as Santa Claus and other holiday themed outfits celebrate during the annual SantaCon event in New York City. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff

Revellers dressed as Santa Claus and other holiday themed outfits celebrate during the annual SantaCon event in New York City. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff

Revellers dressed as Santa Claus and other holiday themed outfits celebrate during the annual SantaCon event in New York City. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff
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A man dressed as a Santa Clause rings bells as he drives a Fiat 500 in downtown Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A man dressed as a Santa Clause rings bells as he drives a Fiat 500 in downtown Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A man dressed as a Santa Clause rings bells as he drives a Fiat 500 in downtown Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Two men dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost, Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, stage a performance for visitors at the Royev Ruchey Park in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. 

REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Two men dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost, Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, stage a performance for visitors at the Royev Ruchey Park in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Two men dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost, Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, stage a performance for visitors at the Royev Ruchey Park in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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A man dressed as Santa Claus buys a ticket at the Christmas market in Innsbruck, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

A man dressed as Santa Claus buys a ticket at the Christmas market in Innsbruck, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

A man dressed as Santa Claus buys a ticket at the Christmas market in Innsbruck, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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A man dressed as Santa Claus sits on the beach as he waits to take part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A man dressed as Santa Claus sits on the beach as he waits to take part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A man dressed as Santa Claus sits on the beach as he waits to take part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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People take part in a half naked Santa run in downtown Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

People take part in a half naked Santa run in downtown Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

People take part in a half naked Santa run in downtown Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
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Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. 


REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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People dressed as Santa Claus run through the streets of Michendorf, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

People dressed as Santa Claus run through the streets of Michendorf, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

People dressed as Santa Claus run through the streets of Michendorf, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. 


REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Santa's on BMX cycles take part in a charity ride along Oxford street in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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More than a hundred cyclists dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

More than a hundred cyclists dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

More than a hundred cyclists dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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People dressed as Christmas elves are seen around Santa Claus delivering donuts in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

People dressed as Christmas elves are seen around Santa Claus delivering donuts in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

People dressed as Christmas elves are seen around Santa Claus delivering donuts in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi
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