Tennessee Santa grants final wish to child who died in his arms
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Eric Schmitt-Matzen, 60, plays Santa about 80 times a year in Tennessee. He and his wife, who accompanies him as Mrs. Claus, have been in the business for years. But a recent experience left Schmitt-Matzen suffering from an identity crisis of sorts, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.