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Summa, 105, gets visit from jolly ol' St. Nick
Santa visit
As a special holiday surprise, St. Nick visited Mary Summa on Christmas Eve this year. The Westwood resident is 105-years-old and has always believed in Santa Claus. To her delight, the jolly old elf presented her with gifts and a hug. - photo by Lisa Hobbs
Christmas Eve is the day that Santa Claus makes his storybook flight delivering gifts to good little boys and girls around the world. Before departing on the journey this year, he flew into Warren County for a visit with one of his biggest fans.At 105-years-old, Mary Summa could also be one of Santa’s oldest fans.“As you can imagine, today is a very busy day for me,” said Santa. “However, I occasionally take a few minutes to visit someone like Mary, who has believed in me for so long.”According to Summa’s daughter, Elaine, her mother put the magic in Christmas and never wavered in her attempts.“Mom always made a big deal out of Christmas, with decorating the inside of the house and baking,” said Elaine.