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Santas protest in Times Square

Santa Ducky recounts the glory days of Show World

Santa joins holiday shoppers on 5th Avenue

Santa prepares to protest at the United Nations

Santa brings yuletide joy to weary shoppers at Rockefeller Center

Santa encounters jolly Michael elf

Santa secures a mountain in Central Park

Santa tries to recruit an elf

Santa auditions for the Rockettes

Santa was appreciated by the locals whenever he rode on public transportation

Ho Ho Ho (Photo: Mike Ludwig)

Santa visits the United Nations

Santas rides the elevator at Port Authority

One Santa chills in Little Italy

Santa at the Atlas statue

Santas in Love

Santa's home on Laughing Squid

Photos: Gayle Kelemen / Layout: Ed Snible