The Mitchells decorate their hotel room in St. Louis for Christmas

December 23, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CST
A snowman hangs on the handle of the door of Gary and Cheryl Mitchell's hotel room in St. Louis. During the holiday season, the couple lives in a hotel that is in close proximity to the mall where Gary Mitchell works as Santa Claus. The Mitchells decorate the hotel room since they won't be home in Columbia for the holidays. The decorations include a small tree, presents, various knickknacks and a singing and dancing Santa that Gary Mitchell is very proud of.

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