The famously beloved couple made a stop in Buckhead and had a chance to see their daughter while they were here.
What would you do if you found out your parents were Santa and Mrs. Claus? Nicole Freeman said she screamed when she saw her father, Gerald Morris, in his Santa garb, complete with black boots, but with the iconic Santa beard only partially on his face. “I cried, ‘There is no real Santa Claus.’ Then I figured out that Dad is just a very special gift from Santa Claus, and he’s one of Santa’s special helpers. That was the greatest secret I ever had,” Freeman said. Freeman, who lives in Fayette County, reminisced about the incident at Lenox Square Mall, where her parents were standing in as Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. They were stopping in Buckhead after being asked to accompany the the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree as it makes its way on a 23-…
Get out and see the "People's Tree" as it makes a stop here in Atlanta on its 23-day tour to the Capitol.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is making a stop at Lenox Square this afternoon on a 23-day tour from Colorado, where it was harvested, to the nation's capitol. The tree will be on display at the mall from 4-8 p.m. in the front parking lot. All festivities, including a stop from the Great American Cookie food truck and Toys for Tots donations, with the Tree are open to the public and free for all to enjoy. Festivities will be hosted by radio personality Moby in the Morning. The tree tour helps spread awareness about sustainable forestry as well as invites people to assist with raising funds for the Forest Restoration Challenge. The tradition of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, also referred to as the "People's Tree," began in 1964 when …