Santa Grants Last Wish To Terminally Ill Child Who Dies In His Arms

For the last nine years, Eric Schmitt-Matzen  has dressed up as Santa to spread  joy around  Kanoxville, Tennessee.  A few weeks ago, a nurse called him from a nearby hospital and she said there is a very sick 5 year old boy who wanted to see Santa Claus. Soon he rushed in to the hospital where he met the boy’s family and gave them a toy for him. Schmitt Matzen sat down on his bed and had a pep talk. He gave him the present but the boy was so weak to open it. When he saw what was inside, he flashed a big smile and laid his head back down. Santa hugged the boy as the child died in his arms.

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Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. — Colossians 4:5-6 (NIV)

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