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Just for Fun: NORAD Santa Tracker
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
The kids, husband and I love this: http://www.noradsanta.org/en/

NORAD is the North American Aerospace Defense Command - doesn't sound like a very "warm & fuzzy" office so it makes the fact that they "track Santa from the North Pole" this even more awesome. Below is the fascinating back story as to how it got started.

From Wikipedia :

The program began on December 24, 1955 when a Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper which told children that they could telephone Santa Claus and included a number for them to call. However, the telephone number printed was incorrect and calls instead came through to Colorado Springs' Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Center. Colonel Shoup, who was on duty that night, told his staff to give all children that called in a "current location" for Santa Claus. A tradition began which continued when the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) replaced CONAD in 1958.

Just saw that there is an app so I downloaded to my phone - as of right now, 17 days till they start tracking Santa's journey from the North Pole....

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