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Shopping with a Firefighter brightens Laurel children's Christmas

The Laurel Fire Department went Christmas shopping with needy children at the Laurel Walmart. Photo by Eddie Roberson The Laurel Fire Department went Christmas shopping with needy children at the Laurel Walmart. Photo by Eddie Roberson
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The Laurel Fire Department held Shop With a Firefighter at the Laurel Walmart on Thursday. The children were able to shop with firefighters and pick their Christmas presents.

The purpose of this programs is to brighten the holiday season for children and their families by providing selected youth with some holiday presents. 

This program was funded by donations from Laurel Fire Department's calendar sales and donations from Howard Industries and Dollar General.

Each of the families selected for the program were victims of house fires recommend by the Salvation Army. 

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