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Families who lost loved ones in active duty receive heart warming Christmas gift from Santa and his helpers

Posted at 9:37 PM, Dec 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-09 23:37:51-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- Santa ditched his sleigh and took a trip to Salt Lake International Airport, welcoming 10 families as they boarded a flight to a special place.

All 10 families had lost a loved one in active duty.

Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation's "Snowball Express," and American Airlines, these families were headed to get a little holiday cheer at the happiest place on earth: Disney World.

Watch the video above to hear from the families and see Santa as he greeted them.