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Twas the night before liftoff

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'Twas the night before Christmas, when at the North Pole

The elves and I took charge at mission control

We fed all the reindeer and charged Santa's phone

To make sure they could reach every city and home

He’s off and away on his worldwide trip

Fire up Santa Tracker, you’ll be linked at the hip

On the web, in an app, or ask the Google Assistant

With good ol' Google Maps, Santa won’t feel too distant

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    Follow Santa's journey right from Google Maps at

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    Ask the Google Assistant "Where's Santa" to stay up to date on his travels

This year, hundreds of Local Guides will show you the way

With pics of each place, many mid-holiday

Or if you need a break from the snow and the rain

Santa’s Village is open with fun, cheer and games

Here at mission control, elves are working in shifts

To help Santa deliver seven billion gifts

Season’s greetings to all, and to all a good night

We’ll see you in the morning, after Santa takes flight

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