Thursday, November 29, 2007

Send Santa A Letter The Right Way

SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The United States Postal Service is making a list of tips - and checking it twice - to help kids’ letters to Santa get to the North Pole.

For example, kids should send their letters to the U.S.P.S. Consumer Affairs division to ensure that St. Nick gets their wish lists, but leave treats for Santa at home, by the chimney.

Eva Jackson, relations coordinator for the U.S.P.S. says, “Kids send cookies, carrots for the reindeer, and report cards to prove they’ve been good, but they get crushed in the mail.”

Many letters come with no return address or illegible writing, making it hard to send a response to the kids, so Jackson advises parents to help their tykes out.

And the letters that come through vary from humorous to heartbreaking.

Jackson says, “I remember one from a fifth grade boy who had a girl in his class that was dying. He asked Santa to help the girl live because he thought she was pretty even without her hair, and would like to marry her one day.”

Send your Santa mail to: USPS Consumer Affairs, St. Louis, Mo., 63155-9631, and check out for more information.

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