A few weeks ago, I was walking down a dark street in the middle of the night with my two children in the backseat of my car.
A young man in a black sweatshirt and hoodie stopped us and asked, “Where’s the Santa Claus?”
I said, “We’re going to get him!”
The man turned and gave me a wink.
It was Christmas morning.
But then he got up, grabbed my hand and began to walk away.
He turned around and gave a little shout: “Frozen!”
I got a little excited and started crying.
I knew it was going to be a fun day.
I had a bunch of little kids, all dressed up as Santa Claus.
They all ran into the living room, all of them singing and laughing and giggling.
They took pictures and I took a picture.
And then I looked up and saw the man, a young man who is now my brother-in-law, in front of a Christmas tree.
The tree was illuminated with lights and I had just taken a picture of the tree with my phone, and he had just put the picture on Instagram.
I told my children, “This is going to go viral, right?”
I couldn’t believe that it had happened so quickly.
My son and I laughed and we said, I don’t know if this will get enough attention to make the story.
But it did.
Within hours, there was a video of a white boy from North Carolina taking a picture in front a tree, and it went viral, and soon, it was being shared on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and everywhere else, including, I think, the White House.
The boy, who goes by the name of Tyler, was inspired by his sister to get into costume and go to a costume party for kids from his hometown in North Carolina, and to meet up with a group of other kids and give them the gift of the holidays.
I think the story is really moving and I hope that the media and the public can use this to give more people the opportunity to see this and see a little bit of Christmas, and maybe even a little something more, too.
It’s a little thing that is going on and I think people will be able to see that as time goes on.
And it’s really beautiful.
The boys are both 5 years old and I can’t wait to meet them, so it’s exciting.
What’s your favorite Christmas story?
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