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December 21 – The North Pole

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Pictured is the North Pole, where Santa is said to live. It’s not as dreamy as it may appear, with a cold climate and a harsh environment.

Political cartoonist Thomas Nast was the first to establish Santa’s home as the North Pole. Several of his drawings from the 1800s feature Santa living in the North Pole. The North Pole was thought of as a “mystical and magical” place, leading to Santa’s supposed residency there.

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Dylan DaCunha is a senior at Colonia High School. She has enjoyed writing all her life, going all the way back to elementary school. She plays softball and has big aspirations to play in college, which is what fuels her passion for writing about sports. She’s an avid baseball fan which doesn’t hurt either. Not only does she play softball at CHS, but she’s an active member in multiple honor societies including Quill & Scroll Media Honor Society. She loves maintaining good grades in order to participate in these activities. Outside of school, she enjoys being with her friends as well as watching movies and listening to music. She plans on traveling the world someday and taking in as much as she can. Her favorite quote, by singer Harry Styles, is “If you’re happy doing what you’re doing nobody can tell you you’re not successful.”   

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December 21 – The North Pole