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You are St. Nicholas and about to hand down your legacy to the new Santa (your son or daughter). Best advice you give him/her is ...?

LT tracyKeep your reindeer healthy. Because without your reindeer you cannot go anywhere. You can’t take your packages anywhere, they’re not going to be delivered, and it's not going to be a good thing. People are going to be saddened.

Tracy Sears
Santa Cruz | Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

LT brynnChristmas is not about presents, it’s all about the people you care about and your family. Everyone that you care about is surrounded by you, and that's what makes you happy and you feel loved.

Brynn Johnson
Santa Cruz | Nanny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LT willMy advice would be to keep in mind that not just the nice kids need a present. Sometimes the naughty kids may need a present even more so than the nice kids.

Will Kreiser
Santa Cruz | Recording Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
LT nickDon’t give the kids what they want, because they don’t know what they need.

Nick Mitchell
Santa Cruz | General Contractor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LT santaEnjoy life, keep a smile and stay happy.

Myles Standish
Santa Cruz | State Parks Volunteer

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