An unlikely source has revealed the pandemic fears thousands of children the world - Santa's mailbag. A post office France that answers mail it receives Santa has described the concerns children have been expressing about COVID-19. The letters contain the usual requests Christmas gifts, but many have emotional outpourings that provide an insight how the coronavirus pandemic is troubling young minds. The post office has been responding to "Dear Santa" letters 1962. A writer who replies to the notes said: "This year, we really feel their fears - themselves, their grandparents or their parents. It's what really emerges their letters. And every country."
The post office has been inundated with 12,000 letters per day. It has a team of 60 letter-writing "elves". They say that many children are confiding Santa and expressing heartfelt fears that perhaps parents are the dark . One child wrote: "This year, more than the others, I need magic and to believe you." Another child slipped a mask her envelope for Santa to not spread the virus. A "chief elf" explained the emotional toll children. She said: "The letters to Santa are a sort of release them. All this year they have been lockdowns and have been deprived of school and their grandpas and grandmas....Children are putting words everything they have felt during this period."