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Athens police officers deliver gifts to children on Christmas Day

Children in Athens received a special treat this year for Christmas as Athens police officers played the role of Santa Claus.

Each year, officers at the Athens Police Departement drive around and deliver donated toys to kids in the community, and this Christmas was no different.

The officers handed out hundreds of toys, including soccer balls, footballs, board games, stuffed animals and hats, to many boys and girls.

Officer Mickey Hart said some people were nervous and confused to see him show up, but were surprised to see him giving out gifts.

“It takes a lot of stress off of them knowing that we’re not there for some other reason. We’re just there to kinda help brighten up, especially with it being as cloudy as it is, trying to bring a smile on Christmas,” Hart told WAFF.

Kyle Morris also contributes daily to Breitbart News. You can follow him on Twitter @RealKyleMorris.

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