ETMC Christmas Tree Lighting

ETMC of Tyler kicked off the holiday season Tuesday with their 18th annual Christmas tree lighting. Santa and his reindeer made an appearance. Children got their picture taken with Santa. Tonight's event was held in honor kidney transplant recipients and the medical professionals.
This year, Sam Hill had the honor of lighting the tree. He received a kidney transplant this May and his wife, Cindy Hill says it's a miracle he is alive. Cindy Hill says, "Most importantly the doctors who took a chance and gave my husband a chance for a kidney and a chance for a real life." Cindy says she is grateful to the donor families who give other the gift of life.

Karolyn Davis, reporting.