Rewind·Posted on Dec 17, 2013Heartwarming Photos Of Two Brothers Who Have Taken A Picture With Santa Together For 30 YearsMike and Martin Gray, two brothers from Holliston, Mass., have one of the most adorable Christmas traditions ever, and, best of all, they're passing it on a new generation of kids.by Brian GalindoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1980: Mike, at 1, begins the annual tradition with his first photo with Santa. Via imgur.com 1981: Mike and Santa strike a pose. Via imgur.com 1982: Mike takes a photo with what appears to be the same Santa (?) and the same chair. Via imgur.com 1983: Same chair, different Santa. Via imgur.com 1984: Mike is joined by baby brother Martin — for the first time — and their annual joint tradition begins. Via imgur.com 1985: Martin has a terrifying encounter with Santa... but Mike seems to be having a good time. Via imgur.com 1986: Martin still looks a bit terrified of Santa. Via imgur.com 1987: Mike is totally over sitting on Santa's lap. Via imgur.com 1988: Martin is finally excited to take a photo with Santa. Via imgur.com 1989: Martin, like his older brother, is over sitting on Santa's lap. Via imgur.com 1990: Martin not amused to be back on Santa's lap. Via imgur.com 1991: This looks awkward. Via imgur.com 1992: The boys coordinated their look by wearing baseball caps. Via imgur.com 1993: The boys pose adorably, while Santa appears to be in pain. Via imgur.com 1994: Ten years of taking photos together! Via imgur.com 1995: Mike is more interested in flashing his Yankees cap than posing with Santa. Via imgur.com 1996: Santa, smartly, poses between the two. Via imgur.com 1997: Boys pose with a rather sinister-looking Santa. Via imgur.com 1998: Santa appears to be pleading for them to not sit on his lap. Via imgur.com 1999: AWWWWWWW. Via imgur.com 2000: New decade, new Santa, same chair. Via imgur.com 2001: Martin brings back the striped sweaters. Via imgur.com 2002: Mike still seems excited to see Santa. Via imgur.com 2003: SANTA IS OVER IT. Via imgur.com 2004: Santa is not amused to have Mike and Martin on his lap. Via imgur.com 2005: Back on Santa's lap again. Via imgur.com 2006: The boys pose with a rather dapper Santa. Via imgur.com 2007: The tradition keeps going strong — even if Santa appears not to be. Via imgur.com 2008: Martin tries something new by holding a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer stuffed animal. Via imgur.com 2009: Mike's year to hold Rudolph. 2010: Looking adorable in matching sweaters. Via imgur.com 2011: Cuteness factor soars as Mike's son joins the tradition. Via imgur.com Also, Martin points out that the Broncos jerseys are a gag: "It was more of an jokey 'snapshot in time' thing when Tebow mania was running wild. We're Patriots fans." 2012: Hawaiian shirt galore! Via imgur.com 2013: Double AWWWW. Mike and Martin's daughters join the family tradition. Via imgur.com Mike says that now that they have both kids, the Santa photo tradition will continue: "I have two kids and Martin has one. And I guess we are going to continue with it... When they start to despise us for it. That is the teachable moment and we'll continue with it."