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Subject: [Leica] PESO: Merry Christmas, Oy, Oy, Oy
From: chehl at (Charles Hehl)
Date: Mon Dec 10 12:56:42 2007
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Great story and photo.

Charles Hehl
Pottstown, PA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Shulman" <>
To: "'Leica Users Group'" <>
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 2:27 PM
Subject: [Leica] PESO: Merry Christmas, Oy, Oy, Oy

> Yesterday I visited Reading PA's GoggleWorks, the city's recently opened
> center for the arts.  There was a lot to see (and photograph), including
> glassblowing exhibitions, jazz musicians playing, artists painting, 
> dancers
> dancing, and a Visit From Santa.  The Polish American Heritage Association
> was sponsoring the visit from Santa, who was slated to sit in their 
> special
> Visitors Chair and greet kids of all ages.
> So I showed up with my M2, ready for some snaps of kids with Santa.  No
> Santa--but there was a long line of kids in the hall.  I asked one of the
> ladies from the Association about Santa's estimated time of arrival, and 
> she
> said he was due fifteen minutes earlier.  They had the suit in the back, 
> but
> no Santa, and no word from his home.  I thought for a minute and said, 
> "Give
> me five minutes to suit up."
> So the Polish American Heritage Association had their first gay Jewish
> Santa.  All the kids were thrilled, and a few adults as well.  The lady on
> my knee admitted to being naughty.
> M2, Summilux 50, Ilford XP2.
> Jim Shulman
> Bryn Mawr, PA
> Who was invited back for Santa duties next year, but chose an escape 
> clause
> instead.
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