The Real Story of that Neon-Nosed Reindeer

We all know that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a “very shiny nose.” And that he saved Christmas one “foggy Christmas Eve.” And for that he went “down in history.” But do you know how Rudolph came to be? Surprisingly, the story behind Rudolph’s birth is more commercial than sentimental; one of the most beloved Christmas stories of all times was born out of a desire to save money on a holiday promotion for the Chicago-based Montgomery Ward department store…