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Location of St. Nicholas Tomb Discovered–the Inspiration For Santa Claus Who Left Gifts Inside Shoes and Helped the Poor

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The exact location of the tomb of the Roman-era saint who inspired the gift-giving of Santa Claus has been uncovered by archeologists in the town of Myra in southern Turkey. Saint Nicholas (‘Santa’ is Italian for saint) was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent who was beloved for his legendary habit of secret gift-giving. […]

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