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The story behind the US military's tracking of Santa

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How did a military institution created to detect Soviet nuclear attacks and retaliate end up with a tradition of tracking Santa every Christmas Eve? "The NORAD Tracks Santa program began in 1955 after a phone call was made to the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.," the Armed Forces Press Service said. "The call was from a local youngster who dialed a...

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