Photo courtesy of Judy Volta
While Santa Claus is a source of joy for some children, he’s evidently a source of terror for others. Jennie Volta, seen at left, didn’t get around to telling Santa what she wanted for Christmas – she was too busy bawling. Turns out that many a child’s scream switch is flipped by St. Nick’s flamboyant beard and aggressively red fashion statement – who knows? – as evidenced by the nominations submitted for the Press’ inaugural Scared of Santa Photo Contest. Click here
to view the entries and submit your own photo. Nominations remain open through Dec. 11.