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EDITOR'S COLUMN: The tradition of THE Hat

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By Don Worthington

If you believe, you will find there is magic in a Santa hat.
Years ago before it became fashionable, I started wearing a Santa hat for the holidays. I was a young sports writer in Louisiana. Showing up for games in the hat always resulted in a laugh or two.
I wore the hat on a non-stop ride from Louisiana to Washington, D.C. to be home for the holidays
As cars passed, I could tell the ones with young children. The cars would pass, then slow down, as children in the back seat shouted “Santa Claus.”
Yes, there’s magic in a Santa hat.


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