In his 21 years as a professional Santa, Mr. Kringle of Mr. Kringle & Company has dealt with every type of temperament and gift request from his young clientele. “It’s not the real in-person visit, but it’s still a personal visit,” Mr. Kringle told Mental Floss. Meetings kicked off on November 21, and Mr. Kringle has already seen an incredible response. The Cameo Santa has been a professional Santa for decades and on Cameo for the last three years. The Cameo Santa recalls a review he received from one mother describing the immediate impact of his video message.