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Official NORAD Santa Tracker

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Santa can be tracked on the Official NORAD Santa Tracker! He is right now on his way around the world dropping off presents for kids and parents alike.

(and in our house, our four rotten cats!)

You can track his progress with the help of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) which you can find at the NoradSanta.org

As I am writing this post, Santa is in Tanzania

[learn_more caption="How Norad Santa Got Started" state="open"]NORAD started the tradition after a local store’s advertisement for kids to call Santa on a special “hotline” included a misprinted telephone number. Instead of reaching Mr. Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the CONAD Commander-in-Chief’s operations “hotline.”

The Director of Operations, Colonel Harry Shoup, received the first “Santa” call and had his staff check radar data to see if there was any indication of Santa making his way south from the North Pole. Indeed, there were signs of Santa, and children who called in were given an update on Santa’s position. Thus, the tradition was born. [/learn_more]

You can also track  Santa in these places:

Have fun! This seems like a great Holiday Memory Tradition!

~Trisha

More on Santa at MSN

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Comments

  1. This is one of my favorite things to do on Christmas Eve… We have a bunch of people in town who watch his progress and post it on our community forum. The funniest thing about our group is that most of us are adults with no children or children who are too old to believe anymore. HaHa

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