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Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus
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Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church has become history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial, appearing in part, or whole, in dozens of languages in books, movies, and other editorials. DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old.