Pancho Claus: A Tex-Mex Santa from the South Pole


POSTED: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 7:14am

Born from the Chicano civil rights movement, Pancho Claus is a mostly Texas thing

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; He usually has black hair and a black beard, sometimes just a mustache. Like Santa, he wears a hat — though often it's a sombrero.

He dons a serape or a poncho and, in one case, a red and black zoot suit. And he makes his grand entrance on lowriders or Harleys or led by a pack of burros instead of eight reindeer.

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