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  • Dogs attend the Tokyo Great Santa Run 2019 charity event for sick children, on Dec. 22, 2019.
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  • Mountain climbers in Santa Claus outfits pose during an event to hope for safe climbing and to promote Christmas charity on the Buckhan mountain in Seoul, Dec. 22, 2019.
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  • Skiers dressed up as Santa Clause participate in the annual Santa Sunday charity fundraiser skiing event at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine, on Dec. 8, 2019.
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  • A man dressed as Santa Claus wades through floodwater in St. Mark's Square during high tide in Venice, Italy, Dec. 23, 2019.
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  • People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the Christmas SUP, Stand Up Paddleboarding, event in Riga, Latvia, Dec. 21, 2019.
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  • A Serbian motorcyclist dressed in a Santa costume drives through the streets of Belgrade, Serbia, Dec. 21, 2019. A group of Serbian motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in the Serbian capital for a joint ride to bring Christmas gifts to underprivileged children.
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  • Zedekiah Miyare, dressed in a Santa Claus costume, prepares backstage before posing for pictures with children in preparations for the upcoming Christmas holiday at the Garden City mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 21, 2019.
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  • A small biking Santa Claus moves on a rope above the heads of visitors at a Christmas market in Osnabruck, Germany, Dec. 19, 2019.
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  • Issa Kassissieh, dressed as Santa Claus, walks on a wall near the Jaffa Gate in Old City, Jerusalem, Dec. 19, 2019. Issa Kassissieh, a Christian Arab, has played Santa Claus in Jerusalem for a decade. Issa has turned his 700 year old family house into Santa's House and claims to be the only officially certificated Santa Claus in Israel and the Middle East.
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  • A young man dressed as Santa Claus is pictured during the traditional parade of mykolaichyky, the Ukrainian word for the assistants of Saint Nicholas, held to mark the start of the New Year and Christmas festivities on the eve of Saint Nicholas Day in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, Dec. 18, 2019.
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  • A participant dressed as the Grinch wearing a Santa Claus costume takes part in the annual race known as "Run Santa Run" in Mexico City, Dec. 15, 2019.
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  • A man dressed as Santa Claus looks on during a charity race in Pristina, Kosovo, Dec. 15, 2019, to raise funds for families in need.
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  • A person dressed as a snowman leads others who are dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, during a march through the streets of Rybinsk, Russia, Dec. 14, 2019, to celebrate the Christmas season.
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  • Two pedestrians walk past a man clad in a Santa Claus outfit outside a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 11, 2019.
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  • Thousands of members of the public dressed in Santa suits make their way through the streets, Dec. 8, 2019, in Glasgow, Scotland.
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  • A man in a Santa Clause costume gestures on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 5, 2019, in New York.
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  • A diver dressed as Santa Claus performs during a promotional event for Christmas in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 4, 2019.
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  • Adam Black has his photo taken with Santa Claus in Napakiak, Alaska, Dec. 3, 2019. The Alaska National Guard brought its Operation Santa Claus to the western Alaska community, which is being severely eroded by the nearby Kuskokwim River.
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  • Performers clad in Santa Claus and reindeer outfits parade during a street event to promote Christmas in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2019. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in South Korea.
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