At a family gathering on Christmas Eve, Santa made a surprise appearance.

After dinner, my brother-in-law kept checking the app on his phone that gave him Santa's location. He'd then relay that position to the kids: first, leaving the North Pole, then through Canada and on down to Louisiana. Once Santa arrived in Alexandria, the kids were making steady glances at the windows, hoping to get a glimpse of Santa. And then, it happened!

Look at the joy on the faces of those kids - pure Christmas magic!

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