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(WATCH) An Incredible Christmas Gift 5 Years In The Making

December 23, 2015

It’s not everyday that a kid gets what he or she wishes for Christmas. Sometimes it feels as if Santa gets a little busy. The reality is that war doesn’t stop for Christmas, and heroes must continue to fight even during the holidays.


Zoe was 4-years old when she last saw her brother before he left for an overseas assignment, and a subsequent year-long deployment to a war zone. Every year, she prayed and asked to get to see him again as her Christmas gift. Because of different circumstances, he wasn’t able to make it back home. Zoe is now 9-years old.

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