Tis the week of Christmas, and Santa is hearing from children everywhere what they would like to see under the tree Friday morning.
In some parts of the U-S, children's requests reflect their family's struggles in the worst economy in decades. In some cases, even Santa finds himself at a loss for words.
Santa Dwayne Robinson awaits children at Eastland Mall in Columbus. He's noticed their gift lists are shorter this year: " "We just get one or two items instead of a whole string of items. Some of them are asking for new shoes and boots and coats and that sorta thing."