Sad Christmas article from TIME magazine. Please also review our Grief Counseling Certification to learn more about our program
In the meantime, remember many people feel great sadness during this time of year and not everyone experiences a merry Christmas.
The article, “Santa Claus Who Says Boy Died in His Arms Stands by Story Amid Doubts” by Melissa Chan
The article states
“I tried to do a good deed. Now I am being made out to be a liar”
Eric Schmitt-Matzen, 61, made global headlines this week—including on TIME—after he told a local newspaper of how he dressed as St. Nick to visit a 5-year-old boy in a hospital and how the ailing child took his final breath while wrapped in his arms.
However, many have started to ask whether the encounter really happened after the Knoxville News Sentinel, which first reported the story, published an editor’s note at the top of its article saying it could not “independently verify” Schmitt-Matzen’s account.”
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