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12/23/02 - Longview

New Moms Receive Special Christmas Delivery

Santa has made some special deliveries a little early this year.

Volunteers at Good Shepherd Medical Center have made Christmas stockings with a delicate gift inside, newborn babies.

Each baby born at Good Shepherd this week will be wrapped snug inside the Christmas stocking and delivered to parents.

This new mom says it's a keepsake she'll treasure forever

"I just thought it was cute. I thought it was the most adorable thing. He barely squeezed into it.  Good thing they're doing right here," says new mom Gypsey Garcia.

The stockings are made to fit babies up to ten pounds.

Baby Garcia was lucky to fit inside he weighed ten pounds and nine ounces.

Amy Tatum reporting

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