Photo/Friends of Flying Santa

Seacoast Online: The snow swirled around the landing pad at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor on Saturday [December 1] as the helicopter carrying Santa touched down to the delight of 25 military children and their families.

Despite the nontraditional mode of transportation, Santa’s arrival via aircraft was the continuation of an 83-year-old New England holiday program called the Friends of Flying Santa.

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