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Local elves help Santa with letters (photos)

Decades-old GE tradition resulted from common ZIP code

General Electric Volunteer, Allison Sail talks about some of the heartfelt letters she has read from children that wrote letters to Santa through the US Postal Service. The volunteers spent their lunch hour reading & writing letters on Wednesday in Building 53 at the Main Plant.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
General Electric Volunteer, Allison Sail talks about some of the heartfelt letters she has read from children that wrote letters to Santa through the US Postal Service. The volunteers spent their lunch hour reading & writing letters on Wednesday in Building 53 at the Main Plant.
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Santa’s elves don’t all have pointy ears, and they don’t all wear red and green. In fact, in one of Santa’s many workshops around the world, his elves have round ears and wear button-downs and slacks. In this 21st century world, they mosey down to the office conference room on their lunch break and help Ol’ Saint Nick avoid his seasonal carpel tunnel by responding to hundreds, sometimes thousands, of letters addressed to Mr. and ...


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