Van Saiyan / Yes, Virginia…The Christmas Mother- Virginia Living Magazine

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Van Saiyan, was asked to illustrate this piece for The Christmas Mother in Virginia. The article tells about the origins and story about this Christmas tradition. Since the 1930s, a handful of towns in Virginia elect a new woman every year to represent a charitable effort to donate clothing/toys/food to needy children.

A text written by Caroline Kettlewell

Art director: Ryan Rich