Photos: Christmas world wide

Monterey, California | Vern Brischke, dressed as Santa Claus, helps carry meals, as he visits with youngsters and adults on the Annual Group Vacation Dinner on the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, Calif., on Sunday. The occasion serves 1000’s of Christmas diners, and in addition has given out toys and clothes each Christmas for the previous 37 years.

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