St. Nicholas Day celebrates saint's help for poor kids

2012-12-05T00:00:00Z St. Nicholas Day celebrates saint's help for poor kids nwitimes.com
December 05, 2012 12:00 am

St. Nicholas Day is Dec. 6. The legend goes that St. Nicholas knew three very poor girls who had no dowry. So St. Nicholas came in the night and threw three golden balls in their windows.

In Germany, children put out their shoes in the evening, and in the morning they find little goodies in them.

- Astrid Phillips, Hammond

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