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Shriners Hospital for Children gets a merry visitor

With the help of some local firefighters, a little Christmas magic made it to Shriners Hospital for Children Tuesday, where Santa Claus arrived for an early visit in a fire truck filled with gifts.

“It was fantastic,” said Dennis Costin, a district fire chief and president of the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation. “They’ll thank us, but we get back 10 times more than anything we give.”

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