A lot can happen in 7 minutes...

Storyteller Aaron Calafato uses 7 minute vignettes to share his memories, explore his psyche and attempt to make sense of the world.

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Guest Storyteller: Mr. Klaus

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To usher in the Christmas season, I wanted to share a guest story from a man who is the closest thing to the real Santa you’ll ever come across. His name is Mark Klaus. I interviewed Mark a couple years ago, and in this 7 Minute Segment, he explains what inspired him to create the largest indoor Christmas attraction in the United States. His answer was poignant but I didn’t anticipate the unexpected twist at the end…

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