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12/15/04-Tyler

Kids Donate Toys

They marched up the street with toys, games and other gifts in hand. The second graders at Rice Elementary clutched their presents tightly, but none of the gifts were for them. They're for others. Kids in need this holiday season.

"I brought toys for the children who don't have toys," says Genesis.

They dropped off the toys one by one at the Tyler Fire Department, one of the several locations to drop off gifts for Project Angel Tree.

The toys were the kind any kid would love.

"What did you bring? An Air Hawk."

"I brought a mini basketball goal."

The generosity of these tiny tots for others warmed the hearts of everyone around, especially the fire fighters who have sponsored this fund raiser for more than 20 years.

"It's the true spirit of Christmas," says Captain Mickey Haisten.

You can still drop off toys at any Tyler fire station, through Friday. You can also drop off toys at Ryan's Family Restaurant, Stewart Regional Blood Center, and at the "Thomas Kinkade Signature Art Gallery".

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