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The history of Santa Claus, his red suit and stand-out pop culture moments

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where this legendary Christmas character comes from?Historians believe the lore of Jolly Old Saint Nick actually began with Saint Nicholas, an early Christian bishop who’s said to have been generous and kind toward children in 3rd and 4th century Myra.According to, the Greek saint gave away his wealth and traveled the countryside of what is now considered modern-day Turkey.

Tales of Nicholas helping people in need were spread for decades, which ultimately led to him becoming one of the most revered saints in all of Europe.RELATED: Santa tracker: NORAD shows when he's coming to townWhile written records on the famous Christian saint are scarce, surviving tales suggest Nicholas donned red robes – a rumor that’s often reflected in.

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