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New York 5th grader seeks letters to Santa for Make-A-Wish

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -

A 5th grader from New York is asking for your letters to Santa to help support Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Luke Hoag was diagnosed with a brain tumor as a baby and was granted a wish when he was only 3 years old. The Hoosick Falls Central School District says Luke wants to make wishes come true for other kids this year.

For each letter that Hoag delivers to Macy's on "Believe Day," December 8, Macy's will donate $2 to the foundation. Letters are due by December 7 so Hoag can deliver them to Macy's the next day.

Hoag raised $88,000 last year, and hopes to top that number this year.

If you'd like to write a letter for Luke to deliver, you can mail it to the following address:

Hoosick Falls Central School
C/O Luke Hoag
P.O. Box 192
21187 NY 22
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090

More information is available at www.hoosickfallscsd.org or follow Hoosick Falls Central School on Facebook.

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