Skip Miller waits for children to approach him at a Breakfast with Santa fundraiser at William Natcher Elementary School in Bowling Green on Dec. 8, 2018. “I have never told a child I was Santa,” Miller said.
Miller stops for gas following an event he participated in as Santa.
Omie Wiggins reacts to seeing Miller dressed as Santa through the Dairy Queen drive-thru window in Smiths Grove, Ky., on Dec. 8, 2018.
Miller wheels his chair into North Warren Elementary School for his annual visit with about 400 students in Smiths Grove on Dec. 7, 2018. Miller said the chair belonged to his friend's great-aunt.
 Miller poses for a selfie at Gondolier, an Italian restaurant in Glasgow, Ky.
 Miller makes an appearance at Gondolier five times each December. He attends public and private events starting Black Friday until the day before Christmas Eve. Miller does not set fees for his services. “I don’t care about making the money, I care about making the kids happy, Miller said.
Instead of milk and cookies, Miller drinks Boost, a nutritional drink, on his way to another event.
Miller checks emails after reading from his book of devotionals before starting his day as Santa in the room he calls his Santa room at home. Miller received a sign that reads SKIP- Santa Klaus In Person- from a child once and it hangs above his desk in his “Santa room” at home where he said he keeps everything a child has ever given to him.
Miller tells his wife Diana Miller about the kids he met during the day being Santa.
Miller has a closet full of Santa costumes he's acquired throughout the years.
Miller kisses Diana Miller goodbye before leaving his home in Smiths Grove to appear at an event in Bowling Green at 8 a.m. on Dec. 8, 2018. The couple celebrated 53 years of marriage in September and this is Skip's 30th year being Santa. The Millers moved to Kentucky from California 14 years ago.
Miller prays before eating his lunch during a short break at his home in Smiths Grove, Ky. Wherever he goes he carries a card to handout with eexmpty check boxes next to the words naughty and nice to give people a clue as to what list they're on and behind the card a quote reflecting his beliefs. "Jesus is the reason for the season."

Skip Miller waits for children to approach him at a Breakfast with Santa fundraiser at William Natcher Elementary School in Bowling Green on Dec. 8, 2018. “I have never told a child I was Santa,” Miller said. Miller stops for gas following an event he participated in as Santa. Omie Wiggins reacts to seeing Miller dressed as Santa through the Dairy Queen drive-thru window in Smiths Grove, Ky., on Dec. 8, 2018. Miller wheels his chair into North Warren Elementary School for his annual visit with about 400 students in Smiths Grove on Dec. 7, 2018. Miller said the chair belonged to his friend's great-aunt.  Miller poses for a selfie at Gondolier, an Italian restaurant in Glasgow, Ky.  Miller makes an appearance at Gondolier five times each December. He attends public and private events starting Black Friday until the day before Christmas Eve. Miller does not set fees for his services. “I don’t care about making the money, I care about making the kids happy, Miller said. Instead of milk and cookies, Miller drinks Boost, a nutritional drink, on his way to another event. Miller checks emails after reading from his book of devotionals before starting his day as Santa in the room he calls his Santa room at home. Miller received a sign that reads SKIP- Santa Klaus In Person- from a child once and it hangs above his desk in his “Santa room” at home where he said he keeps everything a child has ever given to him.  Miller tells his wife Diana Miller about the kids he met during the day being Santa. Miller has a closet full of Santa costumes he's acquired throughout the years. Miller kisses Diana Miller goodbye before leaving his home in Smiths Grove to appear at an event in Bowling Green at 8 a.m. on Dec. 8, 2018. The couple celebrated 53 years of marriage in September and this is Skip's 30th year being Santa. The Millers moved to Kentucky from California 14 years ago. Miller prays before eating his lunch during a short break at his home in Smiths Grove, Ky. Wherever he goes he carries a card to handout with eexmpty check boxes next to the words naughty and nice to give people a clue as to what list they're on and behind the card a quote reflecting his beliefs. "Jesus is the reason for the season."
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