December 23rd, 2005
(Last Christmas by Wham!)
The young man in the Santa Claus costume was standing on a sidewalk, looking around and getting every pedestrian cheerfully.
There was a red plastic tripod near by, a bag hanging from it, filled with coins and some bills. Some would greet him too and drop some money into the bag. Many would just walk by.
One eldery man, wearing a big wool coat, stopped and observed the young man, whose name was actually Danny Morgan, for some time,
then dropped two ten dollar bills in the bag before continuing on his way.
"Merry Christmas!", Danny said, smiling. The man said the same think and went on with his way without giving Danny another look.
Danny looked down the street for a moment, then sighed, checked the money in the bag, closed it, removed it from the and put it over his shoulder.
He left the tripod in the corner-it was too heavy to get stolen, not to mention not really valuable.
Still, he looked around before making his way to the establishment on the other end of the street.
He hesitate for a moment, almost feeling nostalgic somehow, but he eventually took a deep breath and walked inside.
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