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CHRISTMAS

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1.5 billion Christmas cards are sent each year in the US
5,800 people are treated in the ER each year for holiday-decorating-related injuries
$2.6 billion is spent on wrapping paper each year in the US
The average person consumes 6,000 calories on Christmas day
7% of Santa applicants have criminal records
25% of pet owners have their pets pictured with Santa
The
US
makes
1.76
billion
candy
canes
every
Christmas
172,000 babies are born each year on Christmas day
Alabama was the first state in the US to officially recognize Christmas in 1836
Some cities in America keep the Christmas spirit year round including...
North Pole, AK
Santa Claus, GA
Santa Claus, IN
President
Noel, MO
Roosevelt
banned Christmas
Rudolph, WI
Dasher, GA
trees from the White
House in 1912
Snowflake, AZ
Santa Claus is based on a real person,
St. Nikolas of Myra.

People used to decorate Christmas trees with apples
It is estimated that the song
"White Christmas"
by Irving Berlin, is the best selling single of all time with over 100 million sales worldwide.
Santa has to travel 12.19 million miles per second to visit all of the children in the world
Approximately 1.5 billion Christmas cards are sent in the US each year.

Each year, approximately 5,800 people are treated in the Emergency Room for holiday-decorating-related injuries.
OUCH!
This year, approximately 87.7 million Americans are estimated to travel more than 50 miles from home during the holiday season.
Christmas Fun Facts
Alice Millerchip, Co-Sports and Health Editor
and
Sarah Jackmauh, Co-Features Editor

Merry Christmas from your friends at the
King Street Chronicle!
The average number of times

Visa Cards
are used during Christmas is
5,340 times per minute.

1 in 10
Christmas gifts are
broken
before New Year's Day
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The average person consumes 6,000 calories on Christmas day.
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