Kin Cheung, Associated Press
It's been a busy, busy day today for the plump man in red with wire glasses and a bushy white beard.
From Thailand to Peru, Bethlehem to the West Bank, Santa's been making his way around the globe delivering Christmas cheer — and a few tears — to people big and small.
Among his stops, Santa swam with sardines in Seoul, dressed up as an elephant in Ayutthaya, Thailand, and made a 2-year-old cry in Las Cruces, N.M.
Outside Ramallah, a Palestinian protester donning a Santa Claus costume dodged tear gas while schoolchildren in Lebanon dressed up in the bright red Santa garb to celebrate their last day of school.
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