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40 Photos Of Kids Who Are Losing Their Freaking Minds On Santa’s Lap

More like not-so-happy holidays.

Taking photos with jolly old St. Nick is sometimes anything but jolly.

As parents take their sons and daughters to pose with the man in red in hopes of taking home a picture-perfect souvenir, some kids have other plans ― like screaming, running away and just being plain bored with the big guy.

Here are 40 pics of kids who are really over this whole Santa thing:

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Jennifer Testerman
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Jenessa Shedden
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Weonhee Anne Shin/Jeff Roffman Photography
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Gilberte Lal
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Mara Peacock
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Dakota Caldwell
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Jenn Marley
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Erin Kathleen
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Danielle Miller/Melissa Marie Price
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Ashley Gooch Frankenberg
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Margaret Albrecht
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Kashmir Owens
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Kelly Boeke Walters
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Sophie Jay
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Katie Crawford Stegall/Jeff Roffman Photography
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Kelli Boyer
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Patricia Mendelsohn Ryan/Jeff Roffman Photography
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Tracy Jones Samek
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Jennifer Neal
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Luree El-Beshti
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Jenna Swann
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Lindsay Bayani Capili
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Brittany Pembridge
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Jessica Slusser
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Monica Jacklin
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Laura Flynn
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Jen Vidal Rosero
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Shaton Wheeler
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Natalie Heldt Hedde
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Charmaine Flansbaum
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Emily Held
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Rose Hacker
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Shannon Porter
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Camille Davenport
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Mandy Manley Deckard
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Marguerite Martin
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Beth Kelleher Orsetti
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Elizabeth Kearns Daniels
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Mitzie Ridenour Milliner
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Heather Cox
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