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There’s an element to the Waukesha parade tragedy that is still lingering for some kids: what happened to Santa and Mrs. Claus? Some parents said their young children are asking that question since the Clauses are always the final float in the parade.WISN 12’s Nick Bohr talked to a very well-placed source who said Santa and Mrs. Claus are just fine.A 4K teacher said her students asked about Santa and Mrs. Claus’ well-being as they cope with the parade trauma. She said she knows they are OK because she saw them when the parade was suspended. Katie Albright, who told WISN 12 this week how her young daughter was injured said she’s tried to reassure her young children. One of the more heartbreaking questions, she said, centers on Santa.”We’ve been struck now with the difficult questions from our kids of why did this happen? Is it going to happen again? Is Santa OK? Did Santa get hurt?” Albright said. WISN 12 tracked down Waukesha 4K teacher Maria Zagorski, who has a special relationship with Mrs. Claus, as well as Santa, and was there at the staging area with the float.”They were there. They were on the float. It was a new float. It was beautiful. It was so exciting. They were so excited,” Zagorski said.She said there were even reindeer, but Santa and Mrs. Claus’ part in the parade never began.”All of a sudden, everything went very sad, and we heard that the parade was canceled. And they were very sad and worried. But the policemen were there and told them that they would take care of it,” Zagorski said. Zagorski wants kids to know Santa and Mrs. Claus weren’t hurt and will return to Waukesha.”I knew that they were OK, and I felt bad for the children who couldn’t see them, but I wanted the children to know that Santa and Mrs. Claus are fine,” Zagorski said.Zagorski said the kids are resilient. When they returned to class Monday, there were questions about the people hurt but also about Santa and Mrs. Claus. That’s the reason she wanted to get the word out that they were fine.

There’s an element to the Waukesha parade tragedy that is still lingering for some kids: what happened to Santa and Mrs. Claus?

Some parents said their young children are asking that question since the Clauses are always the final float in the parade.

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WISN 12’s Nick Bohr talked to a very well-placed source who said Santa and Mrs. Claus are just fine.

A 4K teacher said her students asked about Santa and Mrs. Claus’ well-being as they cope with the parade trauma.

She said she knows they are OK because she saw them when the parade was suspended.

Katie Albright, who told WISN 12 this week how her young daughter was injured said she’s tried to reassure her young children.

One of the more heartbreaking questions, she said, centers on Santa.

“We’ve been struck now with the difficult questions from our kids of why did this happen? Is it going to happen again? Is Santa OK? Did Santa get hurt?” Albright said.

WISN 12 tracked down Waukesha 4K teacher Maria Zagorski, who has a special relationship with Mrs. Claus, as well as Santa, and was there at the staging area with the float.

“They were there. They were on the float. It was a new float. It was beautiful. It was so exciting. They were so excited,” Zagorski said.

She said there were even reindeer, but Santa and Mrs. Claus’ part in the parade never began.

“All of a sudden, everything went very sad, and we heard that the parade was canceled. And they were very sad and worried. But the policemen were there and told them that they would take care of it,” Zagorski said.

Zagorski wants kids to know Santa and Mrs. Claus weren’t hurt and will return to Waukesha.

“I knew that they were OK, and I felt bad for the children who couldn’t see them, but I wanted the children to know that Santa and Mrs. Claus are fine,” Zagorski said.

Zagorski said the kids are resilient.

When they returned to class Monday, there were questions about the people hurt but also about Santa and Mrs. Claus.

That’s the reason she wanted to get the word out that they were fine.

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