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‘Santa’s’ Bone Fragment Dated to Time of Real-Life Saint Nicholas

For many of us, one of life’s earliest crushing defeats is hearing from one of your peers that Santa Claus might not be real. Sure, you tried to tell yourself that it was only your schoolyard frenemy Kevin likely trying to make you cry in front of Suzie Rosenberg, but you had had your doubts... Read more »
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