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Santa visits Freeman West's pediatric unit and NICU

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Santa and his elves made a special delivery on Monday to some sick children in Joplin.  They made an unsuspected visit to Freeman West's pediatric unit and NICU.

Santa delivered gifts from the kids' wish lists and took pictures with the babies in the NICU.

The visit brought some Christmas cheer.

"This time of year, to be able to do something like this and provide joy for these families that have obviously been through so much with these babies being in the NICU, if we can help put smiles on faces then we've definitely done our job," says Tiffany Stout.

The elves had previously been dispatched to Freeman West's Pediatric Unit to get each patient's wish list.

They then spent the day shopping looking for those items.


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