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The Santa figure the public came to know and love was born, in part, here in Tucson

When Santa needed to escape the North Pole's cold and snow, Haddon Sundblom wintered in Tucson and became friends with the Westward Look resort's owner, Robert M. Nason. Haddon Hubbard Sundblom established our image of Santa Claus in his famous series of…

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