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In our research for an upcoming Christmas story, we have found Santa Letters that ran Dec. 25, 1996. 

As many of these people now, no doubt, have children of their own sending their own Christmas wishes to the North Pole, we marvel at the time that has passed, and all the things that have changed.

But while the presents may be different,  the underlying message of peace on Earth and goodwill toward all has remained.  

John has been with the Manchester Times since May 2011. He covers Lifestyles in addition to handling education reporting and general news assignments.John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. John is a 1994 graduate of Tullahoma High School, a graduate of Motlow State Community College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. He is a graduate of THS, Motlow and MTSU. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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