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Fear of a Black Santa

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AP Photo / Cody Duty

"Award-winning Pastry Chef Mahesh Weerasinghe stands with his hand-sculptured, chocolate art at the Hilton Americas, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in downtown Houston. Chef Mahesh, along with the culinary and property operations teams, created a 1,000-pound Santa in his chair, accompanied by his elves and a wagon full of toys, all made from dark chocolate. The non-edible chocolate, after it was coated with a preserve, took more than 400 man hours and two months of work to create."

Even an elf.