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People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen, Klampenborg, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen, Klampenborg, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen, Klampenborg, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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A person dressed as Santa Claus uses a restroom. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person dressed as Santa Claus uses a restroom. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person dressed as Santa Claus uses a restroom. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People dressed as Santa Claus ride a canal boat in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus ride a canal boat in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus ride a canal boat in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A man dressed as Santa Claus smokes a cigarette in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus smokes a cigarette in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus smokes a cigarette in Copenhagen. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A man holds traffic as people dressed as Santa Claus walk over a pedestrian crossing during a parade. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man holds traffic as people dressed as Santa Claus walk over a pedestrian crossing during a parade. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man holds traffic as people dressed as Santa Claus walk over a pedestrian crossing during a parade. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People dressed as Santa Claus walk along Nyhavn. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus walk along Nyhavn. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus walk along Nyhavn. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A man dressed as Santa Claus walks through the streets between events. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus walks through the streets between events. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus walks through the streets between events. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People wave from a bridge to people dressed as Santa Claus on a canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People wave from a bridge to people dressed as Santa Claus on a canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People wave from a bridge to people dressed as Santa Claus on a canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A man helps another man in a wheelchair. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man helps another man in a wheelchair. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man helps another man in a wheelchair. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A man dressed as Santa Claus records on his cellphone. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus records on his cellphone. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man dressed as Santa Claus records on his cellphone. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Nielsen fra Vanloese from Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Nielsen fra Vanloese from Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Nielsen fra Vanloese from Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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Zanya fra Toelloese from Denmark, who was named "elf of the year". Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Zanya fra Toelloese from Denmark, who was named "elf of the year". Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Zanya fra Toelloese from Denmark, who was named "elf of the year". Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

A man dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the World Santa Claus Congress on a Bellevue Beach near Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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Gunter from Germany. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Gunter from Germany. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Gunter from Germany. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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Jim Chan of Hong Kong. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Jim Chan of Hong Kong. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS

Jim Chan of Hong Kong. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen/via REUTERS
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People dressed as Santa Claus rest while on a bus trip. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus rest while on a bus trip. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People dressed as Santa Claus rest while on a bus trip. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People watch from a passing canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People watch from a passing canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People watch from a passing canal boat. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A child dressed as an elf walks along the waterfront. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child dressed as an elf walks along the waterfront. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child dressed as an elf walks along the waterfront. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Diners react as a parade of people dressed as Santa Claus pass by. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Diners react as a parade of people dressed as Santa Claus pass by. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Diners react as a parade of people dressed as Santa Claus pass by. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A person takes photos of people dressed as Santa Claus as they meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person takes photos of people dressed as Santa Claus as they meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person takes photos of people dressed as Santa Claus as they meet at the Little Mermaid statue. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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