“It’s October in the desert, and Chet Johnson is building a snow globe large enough that he can fit inside. While that might sound unusual, there’s something you should know about Johnson.

If you’ve ever celebrated the holidays in Palm Springs, you might be acquainted with him from the Festival of Lights Parade, Breakfast with Santa, the annual tree-lighting ceremony, or VillageFest. Johnson is the guy with a full white beard and eyes that twinkle, dressed all in red. Maybe you’ve seen him…”

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