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← When the magic of reality collides with the magic of childhood

chris 116's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by chris 116

Comment 1 by Niqi

Hope your child will not resent you for this hoax you played on him for years.

My feeling is that he won't. I'm basing this on the fact that even the people I've known who blame their parents for most of their own shortcomings, have never mentioned Santa being an issue. I guess that some on this panel will contradict me but I'm going to stick my neck out and declare that the vast majority of kids grow up with fond memories of the deception.

The magic of the season need not be packaged in a red velvet suit with white beard.

This may be true, but most kids seem to love it, which is the main point of Christmas.

Sat, 10 Dec 2011 06:23:59 UTC | #897410