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ROVANIEMI, FINLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Staff dressed as elves sort through letters addressed to Santa Claus at the Santa Claus? Main Post Office in Santa Claus' Village on November 27, 2006 at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Province of Lapland, Finland. Each year over 600,000 ? 700,000 letters are received from children in over 150 countries, particularly Great Britain, Poland and Japan. The staff speak many languages and endeavour to reply on Santa?s behalf to all those who provide a return address. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

ROVANIEMI, FINLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Staff dressed as elves sort through letters addressed to Santa Claus at the Santa Claus? Main Post Office in Santa Claus' Village on November 27, 2006 at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Province of Lapland, Finland. Each year over 600,000 ? 700,000 letters are received from children in over 150 countries, particularly Great Britain, Poland and Japan. The staff speak many languages and endeavour to reply on Santa?s behalf to all those who provide a return address.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***