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UK Sorority Brings Christmas To Family

One needy eastern Kentucky family will get all the presents they can handle this Christmas thanks to one U.K. sorority.

These kids weren't sure if they would get anything for Christmas.

No, Santa Claus didn't think they were bad, but their parents couldn't afford Christmas this year.

Even though money was tight and the Smiths already had two daughters, they took in a brother and sister who had nowhere to go.

"I wasn't going to let those kids go without a home, there wasn't no way," Michelle Smith said.

The kids are happy now in their new home, but it didn't look like Santa was coming this year until the Delta Gamma Sorority at UK heard about their troubles.

"This is just an awesome family who deserves awesome things," Racheal Stump said.

The entire sorority got to work collecting their own money, shopping, wrapping, and playing Santa Claus.

"I never dreamed there would be that much under my tree this year," Smith said.

The kids have to wait until Christmas morning to open them.

"I'll say we'll all be up before the break of dawn to take a sneak peak before mom and dad get up," Taylora Smith said.

"Put a tear in your eye cause you just really blessed that you could give them something like this," Rebekah Bennet said.

"You can see how happy they are now. Just imagine how happy they'll be when they see what's in those gifts," Smith said.

Christmas day can't come soon enough for them.

The "Hope Charity" in Pike County paid for and built an extra bedroom onto the home for the foster children.


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