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on December 12, 2016 in World News

Santa ‘Cried All the Way Home’ After Granting Terminally Ill Child Who Died in His Arms His Final Wish

by Katherine Rodriguez Santa Claus receives many wishes from children during the holiday season, but one wish from a terminally ill five-year-old boy from Tennessee brought a Santa to tears. Eric Schmitt-Matzen had just returned home from one of his gigs playing Santa, when a nurse from the local hospital gave him a call, asking him to come to the hospital because there was a very sick little boy who wanted to see Santa, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. Schmitt-Matzen was used to playing Santa for years. He even looks the part and was born on December 6 (St. Nick’s Day)....

by Katherine Rodriguez Santa Claus receives many wishes from children during the holiday season, but one wish from a terminally ill five-year-old boy from Tennessee brought a Santa to tears. Eric Schmitt-Matzen had just returned home from one of his...

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