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5-year-old gets surprise Santa visit at Idaho diner

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Everybody's waiting for the man with the bag, but sometimes if you're lucky, he'll come to you. That's exactly what happened to young Sylas Brown Monday while he was eating breakfast with his mom.

Sylas and his mom Casey Mallet were enjoying a holiday meal when Santa walked right in. Casey explained in a Facebook message.

"While we are sitting there enjoying hot cocoa and a snowman pancake, who walks in?? SANTA!!"

She tells us Sylas was completely convinced, and excited to see Father Christmas himself at Jimmy's Down the Street in Coeur d'Alene Santa even came over at chatted with Sylas.

"He came over to our table and sat down next to him and they had a chat about Christmas presents and his snowman pancake. To see my son light up like that is quite possibly the very best gift I could ever ask for!" Casey writes.

Casey even captured the Christmas magic on video. You can watch it above.

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