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Busting the Santa Myth: How the Real St. Nick Was Persecuted for His Faith


Christmas season is filled with secular images of Santa Claus. Retailers and businesses often sport the Santa most Americans know as the jolly old man in a red suit who puts presents under the Christmas tree.

However, the generosity of the real Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, was really part of a much different man.

A new documentary film is out this season that tells about the life of the man the secular aspect of Christmas is based upon.

Ironically, he was a strong and bold follower of Jesus Christ whose life was passionately devoted to his Savior and Lord.

CBN News' Charlene Aaron spoke with Director Stuart Bennett about the documentary "St. Nicholas - The Real Story," who shares how St. Nicholas, a generous man who loved God, suffered much persecution for his faith.

Watch the trailer.

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