He’s the ultimate mashup — part religious history, part superstition, part marketing campaign — and he sure gets around. And yet, after all these years, something magical happens whenever someone puts on Santa’s bright red suit.
A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds sardines at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea; more than half of South Koreans are Christians. Lee Jin-man/Associated Press Buy Photo