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Primary school teacher tells 5-year-olds Santa doesn't exist


Its a cold, hard, dog-eat-dog world out there and it's about time these mollycoddled 5-year-olds got to know about it. That, at least, seems to be the attitude of one teacher at the Pease Elementary School in Austin, Texas.

Angry parents have reported that a "Mrs Fuller" spread malicious lies including "Santa is a lie" and "your parents are responsible for all the presents under their tree.

As reported by Gawker, one particularly livid mother wrote on Facebook: "Another adult has no right to submit their own beliefs on  a group of 5 year olds and their families - about Santa, God, politics or whatever - especially phrased 'your belief is not right.'"