A Sign of the Times, or, Confessions of a Mall Store Santa

Tom Carmody - Santa extraordinaire!

Today I found a really neat interview with "professional Santa" Tom Carmody. The article's chock full of downright daffy Christmas cheer and, needless to say, Mr. Carmody has more than a few amusing stories from his years spent on the Santa circuit. But the following simply takes the cake & I just had to share it with you, readers. I think it is pretty obvious why:

"The weirdest request I ever got was from a 5-year-old girl who asked for a debit card for Christmas. Not a doll, not a bike, but a debit card. I couldn't believe it," he recalled.


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