Dear Santa: Letters from the Post Office

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Dear Santa: Letters from the Post Office

Alina Abidi

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Dear Santa

In 1912, Postmaster General Frank Hitchcock noticed hundreds of thousands of letters addressed to one person: Santa Claus. Local postmasters weren’t sure what to do with the “North Pole” letters, so Hitchcock authorized them to develop a program where volunteers could respond to the letters….

 

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