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Holiday with a Hero takes children in need shopping for gifts

Santa may not have been able to hear it, but more than 150 children were chanting his name as he traded in his usual sleigh-and-reindeer ride to arrive by helicopter on Thursday for Carson City’s eighth annual “Holiday with a Hero” shopping spree.The event, which continues Friday, pairs students from the Carson City School District’s Children in Transition program with first responders, law enforcement, members of the military and other community members. The district program serves children living in motels, cars, campgrounds or doubling up with other families. The students are each given $100 gift cards to spend on presents …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 14, 2012 01:13PM Published Dec 14, 2012 10:40AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.