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‘Is this Santa Claus?’ A misprinted ad and a good-hearted colonel sparked NORAD’s Christmas tradition
When Col. Harry Shoup answered the hotline from the Pentagon in December 1955, a small boy asked for Santa Claus. What happened next started a beloved, six-decade-plus tradition.
“We believe this marks the first time American Astronauts aboard the ISS are working directly with NORAD to confirm Santa’s location reports."
By Shawn Snow