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Young girl returns the gift of giving

Two Christmases ago, young Kaia Rose Sooknanan-Andrew was rushed to the emergency room, feverish and blistered. As she lay in her hospital bed, scared and sad over missing Christmas morning, a nurse brought her two presents. Through it all, Christmas had come.

“She couldn’t believe it,” Kaia’s mother, Dana ­Sooknanan, said Friday. “She said, ‘I didn’t think there’d be Christmas in the hospital.’ ”

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