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Secret Santa Surprises Saginaw Family With Decoration

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SAGINAW (CBSDFW.COM) - A Grinch stole a Saginaw family's Christmas decorations, but an Angel restored the family's faith in the spirit of Christmas.

The heartbreak of Kristine Collins' daughter's response to the theft caused Kristine to put a sign chastising the thief, in their front yard.

Wednesday, Christmas decorations magically appeared on the family's doorstep.

Now a new sign replaces the old one, after a benevolent stranger surprised them with new Christmas decorations.

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Credit: KTVT/ Arezow Doost


"It felt like Christmas morning I was in shock, " said Kristine. Now in the front yard is a sign that simply says "Thank You! Have A Merry Christmas!"

"Two big 6 foot Christmas trees and two animated deer's, and the big Hello Kitty."

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Credit: KTVT: Arezow Doost

Now a once sad little girl, Hallie is very happy again.

"I was happy," exclaimed Hallie, whose favorite decoration is the Hello Kitty.

Her mother Kristine is also happy.

"It makes me be able to teach Hallie that there is still good people in this world, " explained Kristine.

Even though the family has no idea who is behind generous act, the family wants their gratitude to be known.

"Just thank a million times! Thank you," beamed Kristine "Merry Christmas."

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