Herman befriends a young boy named Galen Livingston Stewart. At first he has a hard time convincing his family that the boy is real. For Galen it proves even more difficult to prove to his parents he did not imagine 'Uncle Herman' and his family. The Stewarts even hire a German psychiatrist, Dr. Siegfried Leinbach, to examine their boy. Written by
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Did You Know?
The title is based on an editorial in the September 21, 1897 edition of the "New York Sun" which included the famous reply "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus". Francis Pharcellus Church wrote in reply to a little girl's question on the existence of Santa Claus which has been a part of holiday lore ever since. See more
Oh Herman, You can't expect to be a big hero and save a boy's life every day. Normal people like us just don't have exciting adventures all the time.
Well, my life is duller than most. The most exciting thing that happened to me before this was 20 years ago. When a man stopped me on the street and asked me if I was voting for Al Flanden.