Santa for a Living
As if shimmying down chimneys, carting around a bulging bag of toys all night, and dealing with the antics of unruly reindeer weren't enough, being Santa these days has also turned into quite the competitive venture.
So competitive, in fact, that Ottertail's Patrick Kilby has hired a professional "Santa talent agent" to help his Santa adventure take flight.
"It's kind of like a movie star," explains Kilby's wife, Karen. "People go out and bid for jobs."
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