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Where you can find Santa Claus in LA

by A Martínez and Ashley Alvarado with Leo Duran | Take Two

"A young lady came in, wishing that we would have world peace…she must have been about 10 years old…So I said, 'It'll happen." Ashley Alvarado/KPCC

Santas in Los Angeles aren't all rosy-cheeked. L.A. actually offers a number of ethnic Santas for people of color.

KPCC's Ashley Alvarado has been travelling throughout the L.A. area, mapping out where to find your nearest mall, theme park, or pet-friendly Santa. But despite a concerted effort, she just could not find an Asian Santa.

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