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The Daily will publish children's letters and e-mail to Santa Claus between now and Christmas Eve. Individual letters up to 40 words must arrive by Monday.

Each letter or e-mail must have the child's first and last names, age and town of residence.

Send letters to Santa Claus, The Decatur Daily, P.O. Box 2213, Decatur, AL 35609-2213; deliver them to our office at 201 First Ave. S.E.; or send e-mail to

Collin Pedings

5, Decatur

I have been good. I would like lots of dinosaurs — the kind that roar loudly and walk on their own. I have worked hard to be a good helper. I would also like some surprises. I will be sure to leave you milk and cookies.

Caleb Pedings

2, Decatur

This year I would like a castle, Thomas stuff, and construction toys. I also love sports and would like an Auburn football helmet. I have been very good this year! I love you Santa!

Katiebeth McWhorter

6, Moulton

I want a four-wheeler and a bouncy ball. I have been good most of the time, but when I was naughty, my mommy said I was good at it! I will leave Mt. Dew and cookies for you, cause you will need the boost!

Jeremy Vaughn

18 months, Hartselle

Santa, mommy and daddy said I have been a good boy this year! Please bring me the ďCarsĒ bedroom set, a toolbox and lots more surprises! Please bring Iggy a bone. Iíll leave you cookies and Rudolph some carrots!

Kennedi Chapman

2, Moulton

I have been a very good girl this year. I would like for you to bring me a Dora chair, Dora kitchen set, The backyardigans, lots of clothes and surprises. Bring my granny something also.

Susanna Nave

8 months, Hartselle

I have been good. I would like a small Elmo doll, a baby doll and some new clothes. I would also like a few surprises. Please remember all the other boys and girls, too. I will leave you and your reindeer some treats under the tree.

Colby Ricks

4, Falkville

Iím waiting for you to come here from the North Pole. Iíve been good and I would like some Rescue Heroes and a four-wheeler. I will leave chocolate chip cookies for your. Be careful! Merry Christmas.

Brittanee Green

6, Decatur

Please bring me a smoothie maker, Bratz Diamond doll and a glow in the dark bear. I will leave cookies and milk.

Susie Corretta Thorne

1, North Courtland

This is my first Christmas. I have been a sweet little girl. Please bring me a Barbie doll, some clothes and some shoes. Santa, I will leave you cookies and milk under the tree.

Will Free

3, Trinity

I have been a good boy this year. I would like a Red Mack to put cars in, a Power Ranger train, a Hudson Hornet crew chief car and lots of surprises.

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