The People's Voice podcast: A sit-down with Santa Claus

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 5:41 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 5:57 p.m. CDT
(Michael Krabbenhoeft/
Santa Claus talks to (from left) James Miller, 5, and Reed Miller, 3, of Sterling and Easton Osendorf, 2, and Liv Osendorf, 6 months, of St. Paul, Minnesota. Santa greeted holiday shoppers near the main entrance to the Northland Mall until 3 p.m. Tuesday before "hitting the skies" to deliver gifts.

Thanks to the power of GPS, Santa was confident enough in his ability to get back on schedule after giving SVM night news editor Christopher Heimerman 10 good minutes before "hitting the skies."

Click here to listen to their conversation. Santa breaks down how he pulls off the incredible feat every year, and tells little ones what kind of cookies he loves most. It's not too late to give the big guy what he wants this year.



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