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Spokane Fantasy Flight Treats 60 Children In Need To Christmas Miracle

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SPOKANE, Wash. - It is a special gift from Santa every single year for 60 plus kids from the Inland Northwest to receive a trip to the North Pole. With the help of social service agencies from across the area Santa picks boys and girls deserving of a special night where they receive presents, warm clothes, blankets and a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Clause.  

It's a long day for the kids. They get dropped off at the airport, they pick up their passport and then they jump on a plane for a thirty-minute ride. When the plane lands they walk out to the North Pole for an evening of fun.  

It may take some imagination to embrace this fantasy adventure, but when you step inside the North Pole you can't help but believe. "We bring these kids here, most of them have never been to anything even close to this fun," said Seesaw the elf. "The room's all full of excitement. It's genuine. It's real. It's my whole Christmas."  

"They're hearing all the time how wonderful they are," said Mrs. Clause. "You can see the trust come in and they get to be a kid."  

"For most of these kids it is going to be the memory that when you close your eyes and you think back to your first Christmas it's going to be this one," said Bernie the Elf. "It's a special treat, a special privilege that we're able to give to everyone."

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