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Of all the letters to Santa, it's this one about Santa that stands out. You probably know it, printed in the New York Sun in Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. The most real things in the world are those that neither children nor men can see.
One hundred and twenty years later, the "Yes, Virginia" column is the most reprinted newspaper editorial in history, inspiring books, music, even an animated Macy's TV special. While the words have traveled far, "Sunday Morning" Jane Pauley reports that Virginia O'Hanlon's handwritten note has never left her family. Brock Rogers, her great-grandson, who keeps it in a scrapbook.
Rogers said, "As a parent of two young kids, I want them to maintain their innocence for as long as possible, and the 'Yes, Virginia' story, the letter, the response that she got, is a way to do that for them. O'Hanlon, who loved sharing her story, led a life of achievement.
She was, said Rogers, "a modern woman As for her childhood house in Manhattan, it is now home to the Studio School, where her legacy is celebrated for all to see and hear. Janet Rotter, who is head of school, said, "I think what makes it so special is the idea of curiosity, the idea of questioning, which is really at the heart of education, of humanity, of who we are.
And in a time of viral videos, and instant messages, a little girl's query from many Christmases past has a permanent place in our world. Please enter address to continue. Please enter valid address to continue.
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