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Santa Claus is taking a step towards bettering his health and is putting his pipe away.
At least that's what publisher Grafton and Scratch have suggested after releasing a new edited version of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."
In the classic story Moore spoke of Santa with the "stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth/And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath."
Well not any more. Santa has gone smokeless after author and former smoker Pamela McColl, spent $200,000 to delete that verse in her self-published version.
The rest of the article at The Examiner:
How does this make you feel?