We have all seen the story on social media about a terminally ill boy dying in Santa’s arms but is it true?
Millions of people around the world have read the story of how a Santa impersonator Eric Schmitt-Matzen was called in as an emergency to see a boy who died in his arms.
We’ve seen the video of Schmitt-Matzen talking about the sad event.
So we know Santa isn’t real – could the story be as fake as him?
Knoxville News Sentinel who first published the story about Santa imporsonator Eric Schmitt-Matzen have since said that the story does not meet the newspapers standards of verification and they no longer stand by the veracity of Schmitt-Matzen’s account. They have retracted the story.
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It’s reported that CNN called every hospital in the area and no one could back up the story.
Is this to protect privacy or is the story just that, a story?
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