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One more day #NORAD  Tracks #Santa  site goes live! bit.ly/RWhcDB
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To Track Santa with NORAD via Google+, visit our Official NORAD Tracks Santa Google+ page at https://plus.google.com/b/105978913392534030365/105978913392534030365/posts
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  • NORAD
    Santa Tracker, 1954 - present
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NORAD started the tradition after a local store’s advertisement for kids to call Santa on a special “hotline” included a misprinted telephone number. Instead of reaching Mr. Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the CONAD Commander-in-Chief’s operations “hotline.” The Director of Operations, Colonel Harry Shoup, received the first “Santa” call and had his staff check radar data to see if there was any indication of Santa making his way south from the North Pole. Indeed, there were signs of Santa, and children who called in were given an update on Santa’s position. Thus, the tradition was born.
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