“When you look like this, you have no choice,” says Santa Larry Angell. “I might as well embrace it, I might as well grasp what I have and help. ... That’s all any of us can do.” His time is spoken for from mid-November till Christmas Eve, with no days off. But that goes with the territory. “We’re all born special. So we must take those special attributes that we have and try to complement those, try to do what’s best, try to do what’s right. The only thing we’re going to leave behind when we leave this world are the memories that we create, so why not try and make them the best that we can?”
“When you look like this, you have no choice,” says Santa Larry Angell. “I might as well embrace it, I might as well grasp what I have and help. ... That’s all any of us can do.” His time is spoken for from mid-November till Christmas Eve, with no days off. But that goes with the territory. “We’re all born special. So we must take those special attributes that we have and try to complement those, try to do what’s best, try to do what’s right. The only thing we’re going to leave behind when we leave this world are the memories that we create, so why not try and make them the best that we can?” Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
“When you look like this, you have no choice,” says Santa Larry Angell. “I might as well embrace it, I might as well grasp what I have and help. ... That’s all any of us can do.” His time is spoken for from mid-November till Christmas Eve, with no days off. But that goes with the territory. “We’re all born special. So we must take those special attributes that we have and try to complement those, try to do what’s best, try to do what’s right. The only thing we’re going to leave behind when we leave this world are the memories that we create, so why not try and make them the best that we can?” Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com

Reluctant Treasure Valley Santa pours heart into the role

November 26, 2016 11:50 PM

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