Young burn victim receives truckloads of Christmas cards in response to online post
Law enforcement officers escorted Santa Claus and postal delivery vehicles to eight-year old Safyre Terry’s residence in Rotterdam, New York, following her request for Christmas cards.
Terry suffered burns in an arson fire where she lost her family but is having an incredible Christmas, thanks to the generosity of thousands of strangers around the world who were moved by her simple Facebook wish that went viral.
She hoped to get enough cards to fill a Christmas card tree purchased at a thrift store by her aunt.
So far, she has received about 430,000 cards and nearly 10,000 packages.
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