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Story Time — Brian reads “Lill’s Travels in Santa Claus Land”

I’m back with another installment of story time. Here’s a great one for the whole family: “Lill’s Travels in Santa Claus Land,” a story from 1878. And though she isn’t mentioned by name, it’s one of the first times that a Mrs. Santa Claus shows up in print!

Music in this episode

  • Relaxing Piano Music” — Kevin MacLeod, via Incompetech
  • “Checkmate” — Nathan Moore, via YouTube Audio Library

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