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By Harold L. Sirkin A recent opinion piece in the New York Times brings to mind one of the most frequently quoted lines ever to appear in a newspaper editorial: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. The editorial, which appeared in the New York Sun in 1897, was written in response to a letter to the editor from eight-year-old Virginia OHanlon, daughter of New York City coroners assistant Philip OHanlon. The letter was brief: Dear Editor, I am eight years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, If you see it in The Sun its so. Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus? One of the Suns editors, Francis Pharcellus Church, a war correspondent during the Civil War, responded, telling Virginia that her friends were affected by the skepticism of a skeptical ageand were wrong. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, Church wrote, he exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion. Today, Virginias great-great-grandchildren, and those of her