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Virginia Press

Yes, Virginia, your legacy continues.


“Yes, Virginia”: The story behind the letter about Santa Claus
CBS Sunday Morning, December 16, 2018

”Virginia of ‘Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus’ grew up to be a teacher“
The Washington Post
, December 2014

The New York Times, New York Post and the Examiner have reported on the December 2009 announcement of the Virginia O'Hanlon Scholarship:

”Yes, Virginia, the Studio School in NYC does offer scholarships”
The Examiner
, December 2009

”Yes, Virginia, There Is a Scholarship“
New York Times
, December 2009

”Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus“
Janet C. Rotter's blog on the Huffington Post, December 2009

Here are some more articles about the story of Virginia O'Hanlon, her famous letter, and the house on West 95th Street:

”There is a Santa Claus“
by Junji Tachino, December 2009

”The Child and the Paper Are Long Gone, but Their Exchange on Faith Lives On“
New York Times, December 2008

”Yes, New York, There Was a Virginia“
New York Times, December 2004

”Virginia O'Hanlon's Home To Be Turned Into School“
New York Sun, December 2005 (PDF)

”Yes, Virginia, a Thousand Times Yes“
New York Times, September 1997

”Where Virginia Prompted That Immortal Editorial“
New York Times, December 1993

”Yes Virginia, your house still stands“
New York Times, December 1989 (PDF)

For more information about supporting the Virginia O’Hanlon Scholarship Fund, please contact:
Janet C. Rotter, Head of School
(212) 678-2416