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a cure for the common block

Humbug

Ephram was trapped in an existential crisis, all because of a silly little question from a ten-year-old girl; of course, the obvious answer was that there is no Santa Claus, but she asked if he was the real Santa. On his break, Ephram mulled over the question: does playing Santa in malls mean something? To wit, does his portrayal keep alive hope in the minds of children that Santa isn’t just a fairy tale told to them by their parents, but a very real and very generous man?

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